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


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

A Little TLC Goes a Long Way

What better time than Valentine’s Day to share the love with some endearing little chimpanzees? There are the girls: Arden, Diane, Onyx, and Quilla; and the boys: Jimmy, Mason, and Riley. While their personalities are very different, they share one … Continue reading

Activate Online – January

ANIMALS IN HARM’S WAY Last month, USDA released an internal audit on the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), which outlined the agency’s extensive failure to protect animals and adequately uphold the integrity of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA). … Continue reading