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You Grin, We Win!

Shop AND Donate at the Same Time! Whatever you’re shopping for this month, if you do it on Amazon.com, you can also help AAVS and the animals. AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support AAVS every time you … Continue reading




Activate for Animals – July 2017

Support the PUPPERS Act The PUPPERS Act (Preventing Unkind and Painful Procedures and Experiments on Respected Species Act), H.R. 3197, was introduced in the House of Representatives on July 12, following media reports uncovering invasive research on dogs at hospitals … Continue reading




We Can’t Do It Without YOU

  You can inspire others to support AAVS’s mission for animals by sharing your experiences with us on Great Nonprofits, a non-profit review site that provides a forum to promote important causes. Your positive comments will help us to achieve … Continue reading




Experts on the
Animal Welfare Act

Check out the latest edition of the AV Magazine! Since becoming law in 1966, the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) has changed a lot over the past 50 years. In this issue, experts tackle how to fix the only federal law … Continue reading




Activate for Animals – June 2017

Support Needed for Humane Cosmetics   In the U.S., thousands of animals, like mice, rabbits, and guinea pigs, are still used to test cosmetic and personal care products, despite the fact that humane testing methods are available and widely accepted. … Continue reading




IL residents – Action Needed

Urge Governor to Support Adoption of Dogs and Cats Used in Research Dogs and cats used in research in Illinois could have a chance to be adopted if Governor Bruce Rauner signs the Research Animal Retirement Act (SB 1884) into … Continue reading




Not Another One…

Don’t get your Dad another tie for Father’s Day. Instead, make a donation to the Sanctuary Fund in his name. That’s a gift Dad will love! Happy Father’s Day! DONATE FOR DAD




Victory for Liberia Chimpanzees!

  On May 30, AAVS learned that the lifetime care for over 60 chimpanzees formerly used in research and abandoned in Liberia is now assured. We are happy to report that The Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) and New … Continue reading




Activate for Animals – May 2017

End Use of Animals in Combat Training The U.S. military uses more than 8,500 live animals annually to train its medical personnel on how to treat combat trauma injuries, according to the Battlefield Excellence Through Superior Training (BEST) Practices Act. … Continue reading




Happy Mother’s Day from AAVS

Our generous members have made it possible for Riley to live a safe and happy life with his mother, Nina, at Chimp Haven. Happy Mother’s Day, Nina!   SUPPORT AAVS