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Activate for Animals – July 2016

NO CRUELTY IN COSMETICS There’s nothing pretty about animal testing, and Congress needs to know that using animals to test cosmetics is unnecessary and wrong. So, AAVS has sent every member of the House of Representatives a copy of our … Continue reading


Shop & 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 shop, at no cost to you or … Continue reading


Tell Congress

Military Should Use BEST Practices, Not Animals In a few days Congress will be going on summer break, and soon after legislators will be in their home districts and states campaigning for re-election, so it’s a good time to ask … Continue reading


Activate for Animals – June 2016

Chemical Testing Reform Will Save Animals History was made on June 22, when the chemical testing reform bill, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act became law. Years in the making, the Lautenberg Act includes strong … Continue reading


Read. Enjoy. Share.

Check out the latest edition of the AV Magazine! What’s inside: Birds in research and testing. ARDF sues USDA for failing to protect birds. Getting close to wild turkeys. Foster Parrots: the residents and their stories! …and more! READ IT … Continue reading


Bill Will Reduce Animal Testing

On May 24, the House passed a the Lautenberg Act, a chemical reform bill that will save thousands of animals from suffering in cruel chemical tests. The Senate has yet to vote on this bill, so please contact your Senators … Continue reading


Activate for Animals – May 2016

Bill Will Reduce Animal Testing As early as Tuesday, Congress is expected to vote on the final version of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, a bill to revise the decades-old Toxic Substances Control Act … Continue reading


Horseplay is Okay on Mother’s Day!

For many years, Peggy was confined to a stall and kept pregnant to harvest her estrogen-rich urine for manufacturing the hormone replacement drug Premarin (the drug’s name is derived from its source: PREgnant MARe urINe). Horses on these pharmaceutical production … Continue reading


Activate for Animals – April 2016

How Can You Help Animals? World Day for Animals in Labs is this Sunday, April 24. Although AAVS works on behalf of animals used in research, testing, and education throughout the year, World Day for Animals in Labs is an … Continue reading


There’s No Tax On Kindness

No one likes tax season. To make it a little easier, here are ways you can support AAVS and help the animals without writing a check: GREAT NONPROFITS Inspire others to support AAVS by telling the world how you feel … Continue reading