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First Day of Fall–Act Now!

Animals have emotions and possess unique intelligence and sensitivity. And just like us, they experience fear and pain. And what could be more frightening and painful than having chemicals forced into your eyes, down your throat, or rubbed on sensitive … Continue reading

Back to School Tip:
Don’t Dissect. Go High-Tech!

PROBLEM: Sacrificing animals for education is unnecessary, wasteful, and costly, and merely demonstrates what is already known. SOLUTION: Alternatives, which are humane, safe, effective, reusable, cost efficient, and environmentally friendly. Dear Friend, A new school year brings a fresh start … Continue reading

Activate for Animals
August 2018

Summer Recap With the summer of 2018 coming to an end, we wanted to take a moment to share some of the highlights from the past few months. AAVS President Sue Leary accepts a generous donation from Karen Winkler for … Continue reading

Time is running out to speak out for chimps

Retired Chimps Belong in a Sanctuary Deadline is this Friday, August 10! Nearly 270 chimpanzees are still waiting to be moved from laboratories to their rightful, retirement home, Chimp Haven. Most have literally waited a lifetime for a chance at … Continue reading

Activate for Animals | July 2018

Urgent: Chimps must be moved to sanctuary Bring Them Home! Nearly 270 NIH-owned and -supported chimpanzees are still waiting to be moved from laboratories to their rightful, retirement home, Chimp Haven. Most have literally waited a lifetime for a chance … Continue reading

Californians—
Your Help is Needed!

SHARE:   Closing in on Cruelty-Free Cosmetics! The California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act (SB 1249) is facing a hearing in the state Appropriations Committee on August 8 and you can make a difference! This bill would prohibit the sale of cosmetics … Continue reading

Did You Take Action
For Animals?

SHARE:   It was an exciting weekend at the Taking Action For Animals conference, and we’re glad you stopped at the AAVS table. Thank you for signing up to receive our e-newsletter, Activate For Animals, and for entering our raffle … Continue reading

World Chimpanzee Day is July 14

A special day to help Chimps! SHARE: AAVS is excited to join in celebrating the very first World Chimpanzee Day! It’s the perfect opportunity to raise awareness about the threats chimps face, and it’s a reminder that chimpanzees are still … Continue reading

Activate for Animals | June 2018

  Save animals, support Humane Cosmetics Act SHARE: If there was a way to help stop the use of animals to test cosmetics, wouldn’t you want to support it? Well, there is! The Humane Cosmetics Act (HCA) is a bill … Continue reading