No one wants to be a guinea pig

Alternatives Make Animal Tests Obsolete SHARE:       YOU wouldn’t want to be used as a ‘guinea pig’ for painful, invasive research. Neither does an actual, live guinea pig. Animals don’t volunteer to be test subjects—they don’t have a … Continue reading

Your connection to
AAVS’s Founder

SHARE:          Dear Friend, In celebration of Women’s History Month, I want to tell you about a great hero for animals: Caroline Earle White. Considered the mother of the animal rights movement in the U.S., Mrs. White … Continue reading

Animals Exploited Need Protection

Tell USDA to Do Its Job! SHARE:       Having no voice, animals need and deserve protection from the industries that use and exploit them, and it’s the job of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to protect their … Continue reading

My How They’ve Grown!

SHARE:       Love is All Around In 2013, AAVS established the TLC for Chimps Campaign to provide Total Lifetime Care for seven special youngsters residing at Chimp Haven, the National Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Louisiana. We share the love … Continue reading


There are several ongoing animal issues that could be greatly impacted by actions in Congress this year. In the current political climate, anything is possible, so it’s important to make your Senators and Representative aware of legislation and initiatives that can benefit animals.

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Come fly with me

SHARE Today is National Bird Day Birds are amazing animals. Their colorful feathers, clever personalities, and intricate songs and melodies captivate our attention. But these traits are also coveted commodities that have led to the mistreatment and abuse of millions … Continue reading

We ♥ Procrastinators

SHARE My fellow procrastinators, Maybe you’re like me, and are amazed how quickly the holiday season flies past! But here it is, New Year’s Eve, and it’s my chance to finally sit down and make sure that my charitable donations … Continue reading

The Kitty and the Countdown

SHARE Every new year brings new challenges, and with your help, AAVS will be ready for 2018! We value your commitment to AAVS’s mission, and know that you will help keep us strong. We need to build on our accomplishments … Continue reading

You’re in the Middle of It!

SHARE We thought you would like to meet some of the animals who benefit from AAVS’s advocacy efforts and programs to achieve meaningful, lasting change… With your help, so many animals benefit from AAVS’s work. Won’t you consider a special … Continue reading