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Warning: These Pet Products Support Animal Cruelty
Amy Meyer, October 27, 2020
In pet stores across America, Marshall BioResources, one of the largest breeders of animals for torture in labs, sells Marshall Pet Products.
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Yet Again, NIH Resists Sending Chimps to Sanctuary
Mike Ryan, October 27, 2020
When a transfer benefits only chimps, NIH suddenly cares about welfare.
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Lab Hangs Animals by Their Tails for Cruel Experiments
Frances Chrzan, October 10, 2020
Brookhaven National Lab, part of the U.S. Department of Energy, suspends rodents by their tails for experiments.
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Virginia is for Torturers
The Rise for Animals Team, October 1, 2020
In a state with a strong record for banning painful experiments, why are these animals fair game?
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Newborn Monkeys in Goggles? Not Cute. DEADLY.
The Rise for Animals Team, September 30, 2020
Look who’s killing baby monkeys in Texas. These animals will never open their eyes again.
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Missing: Veterinarians
Nathan Herschler, September 29, 2020
True or False: Facilities that experiment on animals must have a veterinarian on site. If you answered false, you’re right.
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Tell Purdue University to End Invasive Experiments on Dogs
The Rise for Animals Team, September 11, 2020
Three dogs suffered slowly and needlessly at Purdue University before being euthanized. This never should have happened.
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First Children, Now Animals—Dead at Hospital
The Rise for Animals Team, August 24, 2020
In a Seattle hospital where bad air filtration is linked to the deaths of children, newly uncovered documents show animals are being killed too.
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Chimpanzees in Alamogordo May Finally Be Allowed to Retire
Frances Chrzan, August 12, 2020
Thanks to Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA], funding for the NIH includes a provision about retiring the chimps in New Mexico, and chimps in other research facilities