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NAVS and Beagle Freedom Project – Together We’re Making a Difference

We’re thrilled to share a heartening milestone in our ongoing commitment to providing vital assistance to sanctuaries. NAVS has proudly awarded a $25,000 grant to Beagle Freedom Project (BFP), a…

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In Memory of Steven Wise

Friends and supporters of NAVS: As you may already know, one of the most prominent voices for animals, and our good friend, Steven Wise, passed away recently. We at NAVS…

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Transforming Classroom Education: A Success Story from a BioLEAP Grant Recipient

When we talk about replacing traditional animal dissection with humane alternatives, some may wonder: do these alternatives really work? The answer is a resounding yes, and the best proof comes…

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Why Humane Alternatives Are Not Just Ethical But Better Science

When it comes to scientific research, there’s a growing recognition that humane alternatives to animal testing are not just a matter of ethics—they’re also a matter of good science. The…

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Dollars and Sense: Embracing Non-Animal Dissection as a Compassionate and Cost-Saving Approach to Science Education

In the ever-evolving field of education, it’s crucial for schools to stay up to date on the needs and well-being of their students. As part of building a more inclusive…

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Empowering Compassion in Education

Picture this: a child grows up loving animals. They spend all of their free time pouring over animal entries in the encyclopedia and tear through copies of National Geographic as…

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Embracing the 3Rs: Fostering Compassion and Ethics in Science Education

As a non-profit dedicated to promoting compassion and ethical practices, NAVS recognizes the importance of providing students with a well-rounded education that goes beyond scientific knowledge. That’s why we created…

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“A Dereliction of Duty”: NAVS responds to NASEM Primate Research Committee

Earlier this month, a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) committee released a report calling for increased government funding to boost the national supply of (in other words,…

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What do we owe lab animals?

A recent article in the New York Times entitled “What Do We Owe Lab Animals?” made a number of points in recognition of the ethical issues inherent in using animals…

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Winning Artwork is Absolutely “Fabulous”

More than 450 artists from around the world shared their creative visions of a more humane, just and compassionate world in NAVS’ 33rd annual Art for Animals competition. Topping them…