• Don Lichterman

Mouse Running Own Experiments, Diego & Tuskegee University College on today's Animal Testing Report!

What happens to this cute mouse running his own experiments when the real world crashes in?

PETA’s Tiny Mouse Needs Your Help to Stop Big Pharma Testing

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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 eyes, down your throat, or rubbed on sensitive skin?

You can stand up for the animals who suffer in labs by joining AAVS, a leader in the fight to end animal testing.

AAVS effectively engages with a diverse group of domestic and international partners, including scientists who recognize that animal testing is not only cruel, but unreliable as a predictor of safety in humans. We are proud of our contributions to reform scientific testing in a way that benefits both people and animals.

Please Join Us Today! With your support, we will let people know that animal testing is cruel and unnecessary, and that, as consumers and citizens, the power is in our hands to end suffering.

For over 135 years, AAVS has brought informed expertise and dogged determination to combatting animal experimentation. Today, we manage the trusted Leaping Bunny certification program of cruelty-free cosmetics, personal care and household products.

Whether the problem is mandatory animal testing in China or the threat of a new testing program in the U.S., AAVS has the expertise and relationships to advocate effectively for the animals.

Our efforts include:

  • Funding the development of non-animal research methods

  • Helping former laboratory animals transition to sanctuaries

  • Providing humane science teaching tools to students and educators

  • Encouraging compassionate shopping through the Leaping Bunny Program

However, this important work is only possible though the support of our dedicated members.

A strong membership ensures that AAVS can continue to provide essential, knowledgeable leadership in the fight against animal testing. Working together, we can create a cruelty-free future!

Diego, a sweet Labrador retriever should have spent the end of his life in a home, with people who loved him. Instead, he was sent to the Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine, where he was killed in a cruel training laboratory.

We were too late for Diego, but with your help, we can save other dogs before it’s too late.

PCRM urgently needs your support to pressure Tuskegee to stop training on animals! Using dogs like Diego is cruel—and also ineffective! There are better ways to train veterinarians.

So many have sent generous donations already. We are getting closer to our $50,000 goal.

I wouldn’t ask if it weren’t important. But seeing photos of dogs like Diego who were shipped off to Tuskegee breaks my heart, as I know it does yours.

You can be part of the solution. Our members have helped us with similar campaigns before—together we can win here too. Just this summer you helped shut down the animal laboratory at Mayo Clinic’s emergency medical residency program.

Donate now to help stop this cruelty and support all of PCRM’s work that helps animals and people.

Help Stop Cruel Cosmetics Tests

Rabbits' hearts thud in terror. Drip by drip, they feel the burn of chemicals on their eyes. The agony seems unbearable. Their eyes become ulcerated and slowly swell until nearly shut, at which point they are killed.

PETA and our international affiliates have almost ended cruel tests for cosmetics worldwide, but we need your help to prevent more animals from being blinded for beauty.

Donate to PETA's "Stop Animal Testing" challenge right now and your gift will be MATCHED!

It's hard to believe that in 2019, rabbits are still suffering in crude cosmetics tests in which they are blinded or poisoned and then killed for the sake of a new formulation of mascara or hairspray. Some companies pay for these cruel tests so they can sell their products in China – where regulations often require results from animal experiments. Even here in Europe, a dubious interpretation of EU law has led authorities to demand that some cosmetics ingredients still be tested on animals.

But PETA and our affiliates are working tirelessly to end entire categories of animal testing.

Today, cosmetics tests on animals are banned in much of the world, and PETA has kept pressure on the European Union to stop cosmetics and household product tests on animals from sneaking in the back door. Even the Chinese government is beginning to embrace non-animal tests, with help from top-notch scientists whose work was initially funded by a PETA US grant.

We're close to ending cosmetics testing on animals worldwide, and today, you can help PETA keep leading the charge.

Your contribution before 31 October will push us closer to our ambitious £250,000 challenge goal, and every pound you donate will be matched for twice the impact. Help end ALL cosmetics tests and other experiments on animals by taking part in the "Stop Animal Testing" challenge today.

If you believe that rabbits' eyes shouldn't be burned with chemicals … that animals shouldn't be force-fed cosmetics ingredients and household products … and that not a single sensitive being should suffer in a laboratory … you won't want to miss this opportunity to make twice the difference.

Support a Moratorium on Animal Experimentation As legislators review the law designed to protect animals used in experiments, we must call for a moratorium on all experiments on animals. Although animals have the same capacity to feel pain and fear that we do, fundamental differences in our physiology mean that results from experiments on animals are rarely relevant to human health.

Systematic reviews have documented the overwhelming failure of experiments on animals to benefit humans in the areas of neurodegenerative disease, neuropsychiatric disorders, cardiovascular disease, strokes, cancer, diabetes, obesity, inflammatory disease, and more.

As studies on animals continue to be discredited, decades of research is undermined.Yet, despite these documented failures, approximately 11.5 million animals continue to be used in experiments in Europe every year. They may be poisoned, denied food or water, deprived of sleep, subjected to psychological distress, deliberately infected with diseases, intentionally brain-damaged, paralysed, surgically mutilated, irradiated, burned, gassed, force-fed, electrocuted, and killed.

European legislators have long said that the ultimate goal is to end all experiments on animals. And leading experts from around the world are increasingly challenging the scientific community to review systematically the true impact of animal experiments. As legislators review the law designed to protect animals used in experiments, we must call for a moratorium on all experiments on animals. We must reconsider our reliance on these archaic procedures and champion the funding and development of humane and human-relevant technologies. This is where the future of science and human health clearly lies.

Please sign our urgent letter calling on the European Commission and the European Parliament to observe a moratorium on all animal experiments and review them systematically to reassess their value. 

Stop Animal Testing

Dogs, cats, monkeys, horses, mice, rats, and many other animals are being cut open, burned, poisoned, and killed in cruel and archaic experiments. But today, you can do twice as much to help end their suffering. Please donate to PETA's "Stop Animal Testing" challenge today – your gift will be matched, pound for pound, up to our £250,000 goal! DONATE NOW

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