BREAKING NEWS & INSIGHTS
In 9 US States, Dogs & Cats Used in Experiments Are Supposed to Get a Shot at Adoption Instead of Euthanasia Afterwords. We’re asking USDA to issue 3 regulations to ensure these laws are followed. Read more.
A Congressional Directive included in last month’s spending bill rightly takes USDA to task for not doing its job. Read more.
Did you catch “Monkeys With Superpower Eyes Could Help Cure Color Blindness” recently published in Wired? “Preposterously cute” — that’s how writer Adam Rogers describes a small gray monkey named Dolton subjected to experiments. Read more.
If signed into law, this bill would require research institutions to “develop, document, and follow” a contingency plan to care for animals that may be subjected to natural disasters or other emergencies…Read more.
You can join NEAVS and animal champions Massachusetts State Rep. Lewis and State Sen. Montigny in support of their recently re-introduced product testing bills. Read more.
You can help end animal testing for cosmetics in China. China, the world largest market for cosmetics, still requires beauty products to be tested on animals. Read more.
Remember how we told you that the USDA was killing perfectly healthy kittens in Beltsville, Maryland, just because they didn’t need the kittens after getting a simple stool sample? Read more.
Most Americans oppose medical experiments on trapped animals. It’s no surprise that this is particularly true for traditional companion animals like dogs and cats. Read more.
The results of experiments that cause tremendous and unrelieved pain to primates are still being published. Read more.
Like you, the majority of Americans oppose lethal medical experiments on captive animals. That’s why perpetrators of the cruelest experiments go to great lengths to hide what they’re doing to animals with your tax dollars. Read more.
Here are the 5 U.S.-based facilities have have the dishonorable distinction of having most sharply increased the population (or percentage) of cats being cruelly used as test tubes in their facilities: Read more.
Cats are routinely subjected to cruel and painful testing and experimentation in almost 300 laboratories across the United States. A majority of Americans oppose the use of cats in medical experiments, which is why the number of cats used is down over 48% since 1991. Here’s a look at 5 places in the U.S. where the number of cats being held for or used in cruel experiments is fast reducing. Read more.
The pharmaceutical industry is in the midst of a productivity crisis, with preclinical – mainly animal - tests failing to predict whether drugs will be safe or whether they will actually help people. It’s time to question the scientific merit of using animals to cure human diseases. Read more.
Ever heard of “cervical dislocation”? In short, it’s having your neck broken. Here’s how experimenters are killing mice and rats with this method… Read more.
All kinds of dogs, from beagles to golden retrievers, are used for experiments at almost 400 facilities in the U.S. Regardless of the nature of the experiment, these dogs are kept in an unnatural environment, often isolated, and many times are intentionally caused pain with no pain relief. Read more.
Animal testing is opposed by the general public and animal protection organizations have been working for years to eliminate this accepted form of cruelty. Many efforts have been successful, but animal testing still occurs and in some cases, is increasing. Read more.