National Anti-vivisection Society

 

National Antivisection Society

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Time to end lab animal secrecy and the hidden suffering of millions.

Campaigners call for greater transparency to facilitate adoption of advanced non-animal methods. Home Office figures released today reveal that 3,721,744 mice, fish, rabbits, dogs, rats,...

What does Brexit mean for animals?

On 23 June 2016, a referendum on whether the UK should leave or remain in the European Union took place, on which 51.9% voted to leave. The process of the UK leaving the EU officially commenced on 29 March...

Collaboration to protect research animals during Brexit.

The process of the UK leaving the EU officially commenced on 29 March 2017 with the triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, from which time the UK and the EU have two years to negotiate the terms...

Help prevent animal experiments at new Chemical Weapons Defence Centre!

The NAVS is urging the UK Government not to subject animals to painful inhalation tests at its new Chemical Weapons Defence Centre at Porton Down. Thousands of animals suffer each year during experiments...

Animal researchers failing to provide basic care, government report reveals.

A new Home Office report has revealed the suffering of animals in research, not from their use in experiments but a shocking lack of basic care. Condemned by the National Anti-Vivisection Society,...

The NAVS highlight animal research downfalls in Home Office inspector training

Researchers wishing to conduct animal experiments in the UK must apply for a licence from the Home Office. All applications are considered by Animals in Science Regulation Unit (ASRU) inspectors who assess...

Exposed: failings in the evaluation of animal research in the UK

The National Anti-Vivisection Society have long held concerns about the secrecy surrounding the process of animal research licensing and call for licence applications to be made public before experiments...

The NAVS demands more information on animal experiments.

The implementation of EU laws on animal experiments in the UK brought the requirement for Non-Technical Summaries (NTS). When applying for a licence to carry out animal experiments, researchers must provide...

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