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Petco Misleads Customers About Connection to Animal Cruelty
Amy Meyer, May 27, 2021
Feeling pressure from grassroots activists across the country, Petco tried to distance themselves from Marshall BioResources. Here’s how we called them out.
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University of Washington Wants to Hide Monkey Suffering
Frances Chrzan, May 11, 2021
A captive monkey escaped her cage, was harmed, and lost her arm. They're trying to hide the evidence of their incompetent animal care staff—but we won’t let them.
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USDA Caught Breaking the Law to Hide Animal Torture
Rise for Animals Team, May 6, 2021
Documents secured by Rise for Animals show the agency’s calculated plan to break federal law.
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Two Months with Indy
Michelle Lanzarone (Guest Author), April 24, 2021
For the first time, Indy the beagle felt loving arms and grass beneath his feet after six years of being caged and experimented upon.
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Meet Activists Working to Save Monkeys in ASU’s Labs
The Rise for Animals Team, April 22, 2021
Andrea Vee and Chandra Fuller, activists in the animal rights group Direct Action Everywhere—Phoenix, are committed to ending the use of animals in the university’s lab.
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Sophie the cat with visible hair loss at Riner & Associates
Save Sophie the Cat Before It’s Too Late
The Rise for Animals Team, April 22, 2021
At least 20 animals have not received urgently needed veterinary care from Riner & Associates since 2014.
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New Bill Would Help Dogs and Cats Used in Research in NY
Frances Chrzan, April 14, 2021
New York’s Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal continues to push for animal protection.
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Calling All Animal Activists!
Amy Meyer, March 31, 2021
Join us on April 24, 2021, World Day for Animals in Labs, as we urge Petco to stop supporting cruelty to animals.
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It’s Time to Stop Poisoning Dogs and Cats
Frances Chrzan, March 26, 2021
We support California Senator Weiner’s Bill S.B. 252