Advocate News Articles

Chimpanzees Heading to Sanctuary Under New Guidelines
Nathan Herschler, November 9, 2018
We asked our supporters to submit comments to the NIH pleading for the expedited rehoming of former research chimps.
Cat Adoption Offer Featured on “The Pet Show with Dr. Katy"
Mike Ryan, October 31, 2018
If you’re in the Washington, D.C. media market and you love animals, you’ve surely heard of Dr. Katy Nelson and her show “The Pet Show with Dr. Katy.”
Category E: The Darkest Corner of Animal Experimentation
Ed Butler, October 9, 2018
Putting animals in pain to get published is a core business practice for animal experimenters
Major Win for Animals in Cosmetics Testing
The Rise for Animals Team, October 9, 2018
In a step forward today in ending unnecessary animal testing, industry giant Unilever announced its support for a worldwide animal testing ban on cosmetics
What Happens to Animals in Labs in the Path of a Hurricane?
Nathan Herschler, September 21, 2018
After Florence hit, you saw videos of dogs being rescued, and of factory farms under water, but you never saw the havoc natural disasters cause for animals stuck in labs.
USDA: Please stop killing kittens
Mike Ryan, September 19, 2018
In case you missed it, today we made an offer to the USDA that we hope they'll accept.
Win Alert! Congress Directs EPA to Reduce Animal Tests
Mike Ryan, September 13, 2018
A few months ago, we asked Congress to direct EPA to reduce animal testing. It worked. A few hours ago, Congress finalized legislation that does what we wanted.
NEAVS et al. Sue U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
The Rise for Animals Team, November 30, 2015
We and a coalition filed a lawsuit today to challenge the FWS's decision to "donate" eight chimpanzees to an unaccredited UK zoo.