News

August 2019

WHAT’S NEW AAVS affiliate, the Alternatives Research & Development Foundation, is feeling proud this month! ARDF grantee Dongeun (Dan) Huh and his team at the University of Pennsylvania had an article published in the leading journal, Science. The article explains … Continue reading

A day to celebrate our cousins

World Chimpanzee Day Today is the second annual World Chimpanzee Day! We celebrate on July 14 because it was the first day Jane Goodall began her groundbreaking work studying chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania. Her findings revealed familiar … Continue reading

Activate for Animals | June 2019

The Message is Simple: No Animal TestsDeadline for comments is June 27! The Food and Drug and Administration (FDA) wants animal testing to be used to determine if certain chemicals found in sunscreen meet the agency’s criteria for being considered … Continue reading

Just A Few Kind Words Will Help

Inspire others to support our mission and help animals by expressing your admiration for AAVS on Great Nonprofits, a website for reviewing philanthropic organizations. Just a sentence or two to share your understanding about the importance of our work will … Continue reading

Animal Sanctuary
Caregiver Day 2019

You Gotta Have Heart Hardworking staff members of the Center for Great Apes in Wauchula, FL AAVS is celebrating the work of some special people on Animal Sanctuary Caregiver Day! AAVS has supported sanctuaries caring for animals released from labs … Continue reading

Activate for Animals | May 2019

Support the Humane Retirement Act On May 20, a bill was introduced in Congress that would help dogs and cats no longer needed in government research find loving families and start life anew. The Humane Retirement Act (H.R. 2850) would … Continue reading

Happy Mother’s Day 2019!

After learning that seven baby chimps and their mothers had the opportunity to be released from a lab in 2013—together—AAVS made a commitment right then and there to ensure Total Lifetime Care for those youngsters. Happily, they started new lives … Continue reading

Activate for Animals
| April 2019

Captive Primates Need YOU! A bill that would put a stop to people owning pet monkeys was introduced in the House of Representatives last month. If enacted, the Captive Primate Safety Act would prohibit the import, export, sale, and transport … Continue reading

World Week for
Animals in Labs 2019

Follow AAVS on Instagram! Today is the start of World Week for Animals in Laboratories and, in recognition of this important event, AAVS is launching our new Instagram page! This is a perfect time to help build awareness about the … Continue reading