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Lab Staff Can’t Keep Track of Their Baby Monkeys

July 14, 2021
In 2020, the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), which houses the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center (WNPRC), had almost 2,400 monkeys at its lab. That’s a lot of monkeys. It makes you wonder: how can they possibly care for so many individuals and follow every procedure? Well, the truth…

WATCH: Rare Video Released from ASU Primate Lab

July 7, 2021
[embed]https://youtu.be/lJ5NQlHheK0[/embed] You might remember the devastating photos we uncovered last year that showed a monkey at Arizona State University (ASU) stuffed into a straightjacket and tied to a restraint chair. Sadly, he isn’t the only monkey suffering in ASU’s primate laboratory. We’ve caught ASU hurting monkeys yet…

Another Lab Hangs Mice by Their Tails for Cruel Experiments

June 22, 2021
Imagine being suspended upside-down for a week. Your feet would scream out in pain from your whole weight hanging on such a small and sensitive area of your body. Relief would come only by shifting your weight to your arms, which can touch the ground. This relief, though, is brief…

Primate-Experimenting University Settles Grant Fraud Case

June 21, 2021
Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) imprisons more than 6,000 monkeys in its Oregon National Primate Research Center. [caption id="attachment_3532" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Photo from OHSU obtained by Rise for Animals[/caption] To fuel its sprawling animal experimentation program, OHSU receives huge sums of grant money from the federal National Institutes of…

Let’s Make Sure Our Companion Animals Don’t End Up in Labs

June 17, 2021
The Pet Safety and Protection Act aims to increase protections for companion animals sold to labs. Last month, Representatives Mike Doyle (D-PA-18) and Chris Smith (R-NJ-4) reintroduced the Pet Safety and Protection Act (PSPA) (H.R. 3187, 117th). The PSPA aims to establish standards in the procurement of dogs and cats…