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23

Jul

You’d think a beagle rescued from a testing lab might not make a great pet (but you’d be so wrong)Melanie Kaplan’s rescued beagle, Alexander Hamilton, is different from most rescued dogs. He wasn’t found wandering the streets or adopted from an animal shelter. Hamilton, or “Hammy” for short, was rescued from a laboratory where experiments are conducted on animals — a lab funded by taxpayer money.Hamilton is one of the DC7, seven beagles freed from a Washington-area lab last year by the Beagle Freedom Project, a nonprofit that works to release dogs used in research.Read more.

You’d think a beagle rescued from a testing lab might not make a great pet (but you’d be so wrong)
Melanie Kaplan’s rescued beagle, Alexander Hamilton, is different from most rescued dogs. He wasn’t found wandering the streets or adopted from an animal shelter.
 
Hamilton, or “Hammy” for short, was rescued from a laboratory where experiments are conducted on animals — a lab funded by taxpayer money.

Hamilton is one of the DC7, seven beagles freed from a Washington-area lab last year by the Beagle Freedom Project, a nonprofit that works to release dogs used in research.

Read more.

05

Aug

'Walking Dead' star urges U.S. ban on animal tests for cosmeticsNorman Reedus, who plays Daryl Dixon on the hit AMC series, says animal suffering in laboratories needs to stop ‘right here, right now.’

'Walking Dead' star urges U.S. ban on animal tests for cosmetics
Norman Reedus, who plays Daryl Dixon on the hit AMC series, says animal suffering in laboratories needs to stop ‘right here, right now.’

13

Jan


 Dave Navarro strips down for PETA 



Jane’s Addiction rocker and animal activist exposes the cruelty shown by the cosmetics industry towards animals.
Jane’s Addiction rocker and animal activist exposes the cruelty shown by the cosmetics industry towards animals.

13

Mar

L’Oreal backs non-animal chemical testingL’Oreal has given $1.2 million to the EPA to help develop chemical tests which do not involve using animals.

L’Oreal backs non-animal chemical testing
L’Oreal has given $1.2 million to the EPA to help develop chemical tests which do not involve using animals.

20

Feb

Woody Harrelson urges support for ‘Ape Act’The actor once again teams with PETA to appeal for passage of legislation that would permanently end the use of chimpanzees in invasive experiments.

Woody Harrelson urges support for ‘Ape Act’
The actor once again teams with PETA to appeal for passage of legislation that would permanently end the use of chimpanzees in invasive experiments.

18

Feb

Avon, Estee Lauder and Mary Kay are again testing makeup on animalsPETA uncovers companies that were on their cruelty-free list are now testing on animals — in China.

Avon, Estee Lauder and Mary Kay are again testing makeup on animals
PETA uncovers companies that were on their cruelty-free list are now testing on animals — in China.

15

Dec

U.S. agrees to limit medical research on chimpanzeesThe National Institutes of Health will sharply curtail medical research studies using chimps after an expert panel said such studies are rarely warranted.

U.S. agrees to limit medical research on chimpanzees
The National Institutes of Health will sharply curtail medical research studies using chimps after an expert panel said such studies are rarely warranted.

22

Aug

driftermama:

It’s a choice!

driftermama:

It’s a choice!

12

Aug

Protesters dressed in white lab suits and cardboard cat and dog masks line up on Aug. 6 for a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals demonstration at London’s Marble Arch to demand stronger animal protection laws in U.K. laboratories.

Protesters dressed in white lab suits and cardboard cat and dog masks line up on Aug. 6 for a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals demonstration at London’s Marble Arch to demand stronger animal protection laws in U.K. laboratories.

12

Apr

'Maximum Tolerated Dose' explores animal testingFirst documentary from Decipher Films aims to reignite debate on the ethics surrounding animal experimentation.

'Maximum Tolerated Dose' explores animal testing
First documentary from Decipher Films aims to reignite debate on the ethics surrounding animal experimentation.