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Animals dying in British labs through errors in basic care.

The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) is calling on the Home Office to urgently tackle the growing number of incidents involving researchers and their staff in British laboratories who fail...

Animals used in UK labs 50 PER CENT HIGHER than first reported.

New government figures, released due to the requirements of the EU Directive on animal experiments, have revealed that the number of animals used for research in UK laboratories is nearly 50% higher (1.8...

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,...

Life sciences strategy criticised for failure to recognise importance of non-animal technologies.

Chair of House of Lords Committee patron of pro-animal research charity.

The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has been criticised by the National Anti-Vivisection Society...

Letter to the Editor: World Day for Laboratory Animals 2018

April 24th marks World Day for Laboratory Animals, founded by the National Anti-Vivisection Society in 1979 to commemorate the suffering of animals in laboratories.

Thousands of animals suffer each...

Government urged not to use animals in chemical weapons tests.

The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) is urging the UK Government not to subject animals to painful inhalation tests at its new Chemical Weapons Defence Centreat Porton Down. Thousands of...

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,...

Brexit concerns for lab animals

Concerns that hard fought for regulations on animal experiments could be lost after Brexit have been raised by the National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS), following the release of Home Office figures...

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