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New Bill Would Help Dogs and Cats Used in Research in NY

April 14, 2021
In 2016, New York passed Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal’s post-research adoption (PRA) bill and made it state law that labs must consider adopting dogs and cats out rather than euthanizing them after research is complete. Last year, she proposed legislation to strengthen the 2016 law. We’re happy to report that…

Breaking: Another State Passes a Post-Research Adoption Law

April 13, 2021
Virginia has passed a law to ensure more animals are given loving homes after they are used in research. In January, Virginia State Senators Jennifer Boysko and William Stanley introduced S.B. 1417, a post-research adoption law, that would allow for animals in labs to be retired to loving…

Calling All Animal Activists!

March 31, 2021
“What’s Happening?” In honor of World Day for Animals in Laboratories, grassroots activists from all across the country are leading protests at local Petco stores with a critical message: stop supporting Marshall BioResources, a factory farm breeding dogs, cats, ferrets, pigs, and more animals to be used in experiments.…

We Support California Senator Weiner’s Bill S.B. 252

March 26, 2021
"Toxicological experimentation" refers to testing the toxicity of a drug or a toxic substance on a living organism to see what reactions there may be. It’s basically just a fancy way to say “poisoning.” In the U.S., labs use various methods to poison animals, pretending the results will…

Never Seen Before: Nearly Half a Million Monkeys Imported to U.S.

March 18, 2021
Rise for Animals has secured rare figures detailing the numbers of nonhuman primates imported to the U.S. in recent months and years.  The U.S. government doesn’t want you to know how many monkeys have been brought here to suffer With the exception of illegal imports, every…

A Badger Trapped Inside a Monkey Lab

March 12, 2021
This is a guest blog by Sam Issleb, former student animal caretaker at the University of Wisconsin’s Harlow Primate Lab and Wisconsin National Primate Research Center. Caring for animals has always been a driving force in my life. As a pre-vet student at UW-Madison, I thought working in a lab…