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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




May the 4th be with You…

…As You Spring Clean   Trust that your spring cleaning will be cruelty-free. Check out these Leaping Bunny cruelty-free certified household product companies!  




Activate for Animals – April 2017

World Week for Animals in Laboratories A lot of people don’t realize that animals are harmed in research, testing, and education. World Week for Animals in Labs is the perfect time to educate others about this unnecessary animal suffering. To … Continue reading




It’s World Week for Animals in Labs

World Week for Animals in Labs starts TODAY and runs until the end of April. Millions of animals suffer in laboratories and education every year, but many people don’t know this. World Week for Animals in Labs is an opportunity … 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




Activate for Animals – March 2017

Keep Our Pets Safe Random source Class B dealers earned their notorious reputation. They have made money by selling former pet dogs and cats from pounds and shelters to research facilities so the animals can be used in experiments. However, … Continue reading