5 Ways PETA Is Helping Animals in Laboratories This Week

  1. Few bonds are as strong as the one between mother and child. This Mother’s Day, take a few moments to think about the animals who have these bonds casually torn apart by experimenters.
  2. PETA’s Dr. Lisa Jones-Engel attended Charles Rivers Laboratories’ annual meeting and challenged company executives to adopt our resolution calling for an annual census report on imported primates and the pathogens they harbor.
  3. Congress has ordered the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to phase out experiments on cats, dogs, and primates by 2026 “with limited exceptions.” Although this development sounds good, it’s just the beginning of what needs to change.
  4. Watch this video from the point of view of animals tormented in the National Institutes of Health’s painful “Column E” experiments.
  5. Learn the story of Ham, a great ape who was kidnapped from his home, tormented repeatedly, and then sent into space. PETA persuaded NASA to stop sending nonhuman primates into space.