AAVS statement on the Humane Cosmetics Act

Promising Future for Animals & Alternatives On November 18, the Humane Cosmetics Act of 2019 was introduced to both chambers of Congress. With a greater emphasis on the development and use of alternatives, this new version of the Humane Cosmetics … Continue reading

Chimps, Jane Goodall Appalled, and more

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS November 2019 The situation with the chimpanzees in the New Mexico lab is heartless and unacceptable, so we wanted to make sure that you didn’t miss the opportunity to take effective action, offered in last Friday’s e-mail alert. … Continue reading

3 clicks to Stand Up For Chimps

Chimps Deserve Sanctuary Over 40 chimpanzees have been languishing at the Alamogordo Primate Facility (APF) in New Mexico for years. Last week, with the excuse that it’s for their own good, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) decided to deny … Continue reading

It’s time to help Chimps

Jamie wants her friends to join her at Project Chimps! YOU Make A Difference! Last week’s outpouring of support for our BUILD IT! Campaign matching gift challenge was amazing—thank you, AAVS community! But there is still time to donate and … Continue reading

They are so close

Amy and Almasi want their friends to move to Project Chimps! MATCHING GIFT ALERT! Please help TODAY! We are extremely grateful for everyone who has donated so generously this week to our BUILD IT! Campaign. If you haven’t made a … Continue reading

Good for Everyone!

What can one person do? We know that 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 … Continue reading

ANIMALEARN + Back to School = Humane Science Education

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, An estimated 10-12 million animals, including cats, are … Continue reading

News Highlights
September 2019

On August 22, The Washington Post published an article documenting disturbing animal cruelty and suffering at an Iowa breeding facility, where USDA inspectors found nearly 300 raccoons overwhelmed by the heat, panting and drooling, with several “in severe heat distress.” … Continue reading

Monkeys retired from research need your help

A grooming session with Junior and Rett Support Sanctuary & AAVS Mission We have exciting news to share! The Oklahoma Primate Sanctuary (OPS), one of our favorite sanctuaries caring for monkeys who’ve been released from labs, has received its ‘Verified’ certification by … Continue reading