Action Alerts

Tell Congress: Research transparency is essential

This is truly shocking.

At the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry, scientists have been maiming and killing cats for years, claiming to study the brain’s role in vision.

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Support drug company lawsuit opposing animal tests

In a groundbreaking move, global drug developer Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has filed a lawsuit and taken a principled stance against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its senseless demand that the company conduct an additional nine-month, large animal toxicity study in order to proceed with clinical trials for Vanda’s new drug, tradipitant.

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Your gift to CAARE matched through December 31, 2018!

As we close out the year and get ready for another year of diligent work to end the suffering of animals in laboratories, I want to thank each and every one of you for being part of this effort.

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Johns Hopkins U Gambling with Monkeys’ Lives

In a laboratory at John Hopkins University, a group of monkeys spend their lives as research subjects for brain experiments.

Two of these monkeys— Aragorn and Isildur —were recently used in experiments to investigate which region of the brain is involved in human gambling. Aragorn has been confined and used in these types of experiments for nearly 10 years.

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Tormenting Mice is a Far Stretch for Cancer Research

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston conducted a study claiming to show how yoga stretching may have a positive impact on breast cancer. The problem is the study, conducted on mice, has nothing to do with yoga stretching or human breast cancer.

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Tell NIH not to gut animal welfare protections

June 10, 2018

A small but powerful collection of animal experimentation groups has presented measures to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that would drastically weaken existing policies and regulations protecting animals in laboratories.

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NJH: Stop torturing animals with antiquated smoke machines

CAARE recently learned that National Jewish Health (NJH), a research hospital specializing in respiratory diseases, conducts cruel smoking experiments on animals. Worse still, in a sign of reckless neglect, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) cited NJH with a critical violation of the Animal Welfare Act, which indicates that an animal died or was seriously injured.

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EPA = Exploiting Precious Animals!

May 5, 2018

Despite a number of hopeful signs that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is implementing new policies and procedures to reduce and replace animals in chemical safety tests, the reality is just the opposite.

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Tell NTP: Don't put a road block in the Road Map

April 4, 2018

January 30, 2018 saw another milestone in phasing out the use of animals in drug and chemical safety testing. The National Toxicology Program (NTP), an interagency program headquartered at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), issued a “Strategic Roadmap” detailing plans involving 16 federal agencies to provide more human- relevant toxicology data while reducing the use of animals.

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End horrific cat experiments at SUNY College of Optometry

October 16, 2017

It's time to end highly-invasive brain experiments that have maimed and killed hundreds of cats and kittens for more than thirty years.

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