Animals Don't Belong in a Lab

With your help, we can put an end to harmful, flawed and costly animal experiments through the advancement of smarter, human-relevant research and the promotion of animal-friendly changes to laws and policies.

The Problem

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Millions Suffer and Die

each year in the process of testing consumer products

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Only 10% are Protected

by The Animal Welfare Act, while 90% of animals are left unprotected.

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95% of Drugs Fail

in human testing after they are tested on animals

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6-12 Million Dissected

each year in classrooms across the US. Used by 84% of K-12 biology educators

How We Help

Funding Smarter Science

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$ Million

in grants given by NAVS to fund researchers developing innovative alternatives to animal experiments

Advocating

Advocacy

messages sent to legislators  
through the NAVS Advocacy  
Center in the past year 

Educating

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recipients of the NAVS Humane  
Science Award, recognizing excellence  
among high school students 

Helping Animals

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sanctuaries, shelters and rescues helped by the NAVS Sanctuary Fund since 2001

How You Can Help

Advocate

Our advocacy center makes it easy to contact the representatives making decisions that affect animals.

URGENT NEED:
Tell President Biden to Reject Monkey “Stockpile” Plan

Donate

Your gift will help NAVS advance smarter science, empower advocates, promote innovative science education, and assist animals in need.

How You Can Help

Advocate

Our advocacy center makes it easy to contact the representatives making decisions that affect animals.

URGENT NEED:
It's Time to Pass the Humane Cosmetics Act

Donate

Your gift will help NAVS advance smarter science, empower advocates, promote innovative science education, and assist animals in need.

Latest News

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This school year, respect, don’t dissect!

The beginning of a new school year is right around the corner, and it is important to make this year count for animals used in education. Tens of millions of…

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It’s Time to Re-Prioritize our Research Investments

A few months ago, NAVS alerted you to a disturbing effort being made by the animal research community to increase nonhuman primate research for vaccine development. As you may recall,…

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Seven Finalists Compete for IFER Fellowships

Each year, thanks to your generosity and commitment to advancing science without harming animals, NAVS awards a grant to the International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER). This grant funds Graduate…

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