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We aren’t finished fighting for the animals.

This year marked a momentous shift in the battle to end animal testing and experimentation: a Pew research survey showed that, for the first time, a majority of Americans oppose the use of animals for biomedical research.   But alongside this exciting … Continued

Did you hear what happened in Mt. Horeb?

Who would have thought that what happened this year in the small village of Mt. Horeb, Wisconsin would reverberate throughout the world of animal research? This fall, NAVS got word of a small group of compassionate citizens who were appalled … Continued

How we won for chimpanzees

It wasn’t long ago—less than a decade—that our close cousin, the chimpanzee, was used in invasive biomedical research. Hundreds of these highly intelligent and social animals were kept in isolated in cages where they awaited uncertain fates as test subjects … Continued

Farm Bill Proves a Boon to Animals

Federal Legislation Updates The long-awaited Farm Bill (Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018), HR 2, is a victory for animals! It came out of conference committee on December 10, 2018. On December 11, the Senate approved the bill and on December … Continued

Happy Birthday, NAVS!

On December 17, 1929, a small group of dedicated individuals who were appalled by the cruelty inflicted on animals in the name of science founded the National Anti-Vivisection Society. Since that day 89 years ago, NAVS has been dedicated to … Continued

20 Years of the NAVS Sanctuary Fund

In 1998, NAVS was struggling with important questions that were on the minds of our staff and supporters:   When we fulfill our mission to end animal testing and experimentation, where will the animals currently in laboratories go? As we … Continued