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Activate Online – June

TELL YOUR REPRESENTATIVE TO SUPPORT HUMANE COSMETICS The Humane Cosmetics Act (HCA), a bipartisan bill aimed at ending the use of animals in testing cosmetics and their ingredients, as well as the sale of such products, was introduced to Congress … Continue reading

Activate Online – May

FORMER LAB CHIMPS ABANDONED IN LIBERIA HERE’S WHAT YOU CAN DO! Animal protection organizations, including AAVS, are mobilizing to provide emergency funding for the care of 66 chimpanzees, who were abandoned by the New York Blood Center (NYBC). According to … Continue reading

Love Will Keep Them Together

With the support of AAVS’s TLC for Chimps campaign, Jimmy and Candy will be able to celebrate this Mother’s Day – and every day – together. Thank you for bringing them together. SUPPORT TLC FOR CHIMPS

Activate Online – April

NO VACATION FOR MONKEYS IN MAURITIUS STOP THEIR EXPORT You may have recently heard in the news about a monkey lab and breeding facility located in Florida called Primate Products. It’s currently under investigation by a local county council for … Continue reading

Help Animals Without Taxing Your Budget!

This time of year can be stressful, especially if you owe Uncle Sam. If you’re tapped out after doing your taxes, here are ways to support AAVS and help the animals without writing a check: AMAZON SMILE Through the AmazonSmile … Continue reading

USDA MISSES THE MARC

WHILE THE ANIMALS PAY THE PRICE   The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is under fire, again. This time, it’s for a report that fails to acknowledge the agency’s gross inadequacy in overseeing the care and treatment of animals at … Continue reading

This is Stuff to Get Excited About!

Dear Friend, I am always excited to receive and review proposals for new alternatives projects seeking funding. Thanks to your support, AAVS has long been at the forefront in the development and promotion of non-animal research methods. Last month, AAVS … Continue reading

Activate Online – February

Are You AWARE? We wrote to you about this last week, but if you didn’t take action yet, there’s still time. Here’s the story: Animals used in agriculture research, such as pigs, cows, and sheep, are not considered ‘animals,’ as … Continue reading

Make Congress AWARE

There are two kinds of pigs in U.S. laboratories. One kind, pigs used in biomedical research, are covered by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA), and the other kind, pigs used in agriculture research, have NO laws protecting them. In fact, all … Continue reading