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End the Year with a Good Deed

Every new year brings new challenges, and with your help, AAVS will be ready! We value your commitment to AAVS’s mission, and know that you will help keep us strong. AAVS makes tangible, meaningful contributions to animal welfare and protection, … Continue reading




Look Who’s Happy for AAVS!

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 year-end … Continue reading




Getting Ready for 2017

We can’t thank you enough for your unwavering commitment to AAVS’s mission. Through your advocacy and generosity, you stand up for innocent animals and defend them against exploitation. You provide hope for a better future to thousands of dogs, cats, … Continue reading




Activate for Animals – December 2016

Synthetic Cadaver Dogs Used to Train Vet Students Veterinary students at the University of Florida are using life-like dog cadavers to develop their surgical skills. The synthetic cadavers are made of water, fiber, and salts and have working respiratory and … Continue reading




Sign the Petition: AWA Protection for All Animals

The Animal Welfare Act (AWA) was established to set minimal standards of care and treatment for animals used in laboratories, but it specifically excludes animals used in agriculture research, such as cows, pigs, and sheep. However, all animals have the … Continue reading




Leaping Bunny has Something for You!

Welcome to your one-stop shop for cruelty-free holiday savings. AAVS is pleased to extend deals from over 100 Leaping Bunny certified companies. There is something for everyone and Leaping Bunny has made it super easy to sort through the deals … Continue reading




Support AAVS On #GivingTuesday

It’s a new holiday tradition! Giving Tuesday reminds us to count our blessings and give to help those in need. And who could need your friendship more than a forgotten dog, guinea pig, monkey, rabbit, or mouse in a lab. … Continue reading




20 Years of Cruelty-Free Guarantee

The Leaping Bunny Program is the top-rated cruelty-free certification available for companies that don’t test their products on animals. Administered by the CCIC, a coalition of animal protection organizations that is chaired by AAVS, Leaping Bunny is celebrating 20 years of … Continue reading




Activate for Animals – November 2016

With Best Wishes for Happy Holidays, All of us at the American Anti-Vivisection Society 20 Years of Cruelty-Free Guarantee The Leaping Bunny Program is the top-rated cruelty-free certification available for companies that don’t test their products on animals. Administered by … Continue reading