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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NAVS review of new government report details increase in animal use

Last week, NAVS received a long-awaited report from the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) that revealed a disturbing trend: the overall number…

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Hawaii bans cosmetics testing on animals

Late last week, Hawaii became the sixth U.S. state to ban the sale of cosmetics tested on animals. The Hawaii Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act (HCFCA) has passed the final vote in the…

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Catching up with IFER Fellowship Recipient Aline Zbinden

This week’s Science First highlights the work of Aline Zbinden, recipient of the International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER) Graduate Fellowship for Alternatives to the Use of Animals in Science,…

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