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Victory! Canada To End Year-Long Poisoning Tests on Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: Victory, dogs, animal testing, Canada, beagles, pesticides )

Scooby
- 208 days ago - peta.org
After corresponding with PETA, regulatory bodies in countries throughout the world are working to change their requirements that dogs be fed pesticides for a full year in painful and deadly toxicity tests.
Oxford University Tops List for Animal Testing
Offbeat  (tags: oxford university, London, UK, vivisection, animal testing, universities )

Scooby
- 242 days ago - independent.co.uk
Anti-vivisection organisation says university carried out 226,739 live tests in 2014
Scientists Breed Beagles With Muscular Dystrophy in Bid to Develop Drugs Which Will Beat the Killer Disease
Offbeat  (tags: beagles, dogs, bred, Muscular Distrophy, scientists, uk, animal testing )

Scooby
- 320 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Scientists have bred a colony of beagles suffering with muscular dystrophy, in an attempt to develop drugs which would beat the killer disease in humans.
GE Free Report Gets Backing From Anti-Vivisection Group
Offbeat  (tags: New Zealand, ge, medical, report, animal testing )

Scooby
- 342 days ago - scoop.co.nz
A report released today by GE Free NZ highlights the many faults with 15 years of research on the genetic engineering of animals in NZ. The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) are applauding the report as it shows how animal based research is
New Drug Screening Tool Reduces Need for Animal Testing
Offbeat  (tags: Animal testing, drugs, invention, medication, health )

Scooby
- 349 days ago - medicalnewstoday.com
Because their job is to eliminate drugs and other foreign compounds from the body, the kidneys are a main target for any toxic effects. Now, after finding an effective way of producing human kidney cells from stem cells, a team of scientists
Monkeys Are Secretly Subjected to Unjustified and Harmful Lab Tests, Campaigners Warn
Offbeat  (tags: Monkeys, primates, animal testing, protected )

Scooby
- 361 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Leading animal rights organisation says primates are being given unncecesary tests that make a mockery of their protected status.
Feds Investigate Goat Deaths And Neglect At Biotech Lab
Offbeat  (tags: Santa Cruz, biotechnology, goats, rabbits, animal testing, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 368 days ago - buzzfeed.com
The Feds are investigating a California biotechnology company for inadequate care of thousands of goats and rabbits, and hiding hundreds of animals from inspectors for years. Experts say the case reveals major weaknesses in animal welfare law.
Why ARE We Still Torturing Beagles? As Puppy Experiment Farm Opens, Boris Johnson's Father Demands to Know Why Thousands of Dogs
Offbeat  (tags: beagles, dogs, animal testing, hull, animal cruelty )

Scooby
- 390 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Many readers will recall the disgraceful images of beagles being forced to smoke cigarettes.
The Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Con: The Top Make-Up Brands Testing on Animals Abroad (and the Ones You CAN Trust)
Offbeat  (tags: Cosmetics, EU, animal testing, loopholes, make up, china, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 458 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
When the EU banned cosmetics that had been tested on animals in 2013, there was a collective sigh of relief from pet-lovers everywhere.
The Last-Ditch Effort to Save Abandoned Lab Chimps From Starving
Offbeat  (tags: Chimpanzees, monkey island, starving, animal testing, hepatitis b )

Scooby
- 482 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
Last week, we reported that dozens of lab chimps, once instrumental in research into the hepatitis vaccine, were abandoned on an island by the nonprofit in charge of their care.
Europe Rejects 1.2 Million Signatory Petition to Ban Animal Testing
Offbeat  (tags: EU, Europe, rejects, petition, animal testing, animal welfare )

Scooby
- 483 days ago - news.vice.com
The European Commission has rejected a European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) to phase out animal testing in Europe by 2020. The Stop Vivisection petition was signed by 1.2 million European signatories and presented to EU officials in May.
Animal Testing for Cosmetics BANNED - as Law Recognises They Can Feel Emotion
Offbeat  (tags: New Zealand, bans, good news, animal testing )

Scooby
- 500 days ago - closeronline.co.uk
Courts in New Zealand have passed a law acknowledging that animals can experience emotions in a landmark ruling.
Universities Come Under Fire for Experimenting on Lab Monkeys
Offbeat  (tags: universities, monkeys, primates, UK, animal testing )

Scooby
- 525 days ago - mirror.co.uk
Protesters are calling for an end to primate tests including some 'where death is the end point'
New Zealand to Ban Cosmetics Testing Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: New Zealand, bans, animal testing, cosmetics, good news )

Scooby
- 549 days ago - scoop.co.nz
The government has taken a crucial step in improving the countryâEUR(TM)s animal welfare laws by announcing a ban on cosmetics testing on animals as part of the new Animal Welfare Act.
 

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