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NIH to “Substantially Reduce” Research on Captive Chimpanzees

June 26, 2013
Today, the National Institutes of Health announced its intention to substantially reduce the use of chimpanzees in NIH-funded biomedical research and to designate for retirement most of the chimpanzees it currently owns or supports.

ALDF Urges Federal Government to End Research on Captive Chimpanzees

March 28, 2013

The United States and the small African nation of Gabon are the only two countries in the world that continue to use chimpanzees as test subjects in behavioral and biomedical…

What is South Carolina Hiding in their Farm Animal and Research Protection Act?

March 18, 2013

FFA Parade Float Recently, I did a public records request under the Freedom of Information Act to the states of Florida and South Carolina. I was looking for information on…

University of Minnesota Sued for Failing to Release Animal Testing Records

November 8, 2012

In Violation of State Law, University’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Refuses to Allow Public Access to Meetings and Records on Vivisection For immediate release Contact:Lisa Franzetta, ALDFMegan Backus,…

Lawsuit Shuts Down Puerto Rico Monkey Factory

January 23, 2012

Great news from Puerto Rico! The Puerto Rico Supreme Court has sounded the death knell for the Bioculture monkey breeding facility in Guayama after several years of litigation and public…

Product Testing Moves Away from Animals

November 21, 2011

It’s about time, right? The Los Angeles Times recently reported that Allergan, the maker of Botox, had a process approved earlier this year by the Food and Drug Administration that…

Giving ’til it Hurts

November 30, 2010
186 chimpanzees who were supposedly retired from use in research will be called back into service as research subjects in 2011.

Light on the Horizon for Animals in Laboratories

September 30, 2009
ALDF Developing Symposia to Explore Non-animal Toxicity Tests

Research Animals: More? Or Less?

August 26, 2009
A primate research center seeks millions in stimulus money to expand its facility.

Leaving Cle Elum. Never Again

March 20, 2009
Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest (CSNW) is the paradise that I have had the honor and privilege of taking part in, from a series of angles and relationships. You are invited to read about my first trip to visit the Cle Elum Seven, the chimpanzees who have made the incredible journey from as many as thirty years of torture in a small dark barren cage (no blankets, no toys, nothing to interest them at all) to the gift of Sanctuary, in every sense of the word. Finally and forever, they are safe.

My First Visit to Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest, Cle Elum, WA

March 20, 2009
I had the time of my life for a weekend in February - cooking and cleaning for seven wonderful chimpanzees (Jamie, Burrito, Annie, Missy, Negra, Jody and Foxie) at Chimpanzee Sanctuary Northwest (CSNW) and spending precious time watching them.

Spitting Images

October 16, 2008

Jamie returned to the water spigot and I prepared for my third consecutive dousing. She delights in getting a rise out of visitors by taking mouthfuls of water and spitting…

The Box

December 17, 2007

It’s the holiday season… again. I’ve always been rather cynical about those folks who mouth off about the true meaning of Christmas. Oddly, this year, I find that I may…

Difficult Questions

October 1, 2007

The other night my mother sent me a disturbing email. She had just read that Herceptin, a cancer-fighting drug she took when she had breast cancer a few years ago,…

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