December 29, 2011
What do Botox, the Endangered Species Act, and biomedical research have in common? Find out about The HSUS's work to protect animals in laboratories in 2011.
December 1, 2011
The HSUS sent letters from 26,688 members of the public to 388 federally-funded colleges and universities, urging the schools to adopt a formal policy that would protect animals in their laboratories from severe pain and distress.
August 29, 2011
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses developing alternative methods to replace animals in harmful research and testing.
August 22, 2011
Resolution Presented at International Forum Calling on Research Institutions to Develop Animal Testing Alternatives
A resolution calling for research institutions around the world to develop and publicize strategies to replace, reduce and refine their use of animals in experimentation is being presented for endorsement to attendees at a prominent scientific conference.
March 17, 2011
In light of government reports showing that Wake Forest University has failed to follow minimal standards of care for animals in laboratories, The HSUS urges the university to adopt a policy to prohibit animals in its care from experiencing severe pain and distress.
January 28, 2011
Nominations are currently being accepted for the 2011 Russell and Burch Award, which will be given to a scientist who has made outstanding contributions to animal alternative methods in the areas of biomedical research, testing or higher education.
April 29, 2010
The HSUS obtained government reports showing that Wright State University has violated federal standards of care for animals in laboratories.
April 28, 2010
A newly published article in a scientific journal reveals numerous instances of animal pain, suffering and death when research institutions failed to follow minimum legal standards.
March 12, 2010
The HSUS has obtained government reports showing that the University of Minnesota has violated federal standards of care for animals in laboratories.