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Programs: Animalearn is AAVS' education division and focuses on ending vivisection and dissection in the classroom from elementary through college levels. Animalearn operates The Science Bank, a dissection alternatives lending library, which provides alternatives to using animals, from basic dissection to psychology experiments. By participating in national teacher conferences, hosting workshops and in-service days and providing information to individuals who request assistance, Animalearn helps countless students, teachers, parents and other community members make their classrooms more humane.AAVS' Outreach division educates the public about animal issues through our award winning quarterly publication AV Magazine and bimonthly newsletter ActiVate For Animals, both of which are sent to all members and provide comprehensive, up-to-date information on animal experiments and alternatives. Outreach staff also speak at conferences and place advertisements to reach a large audience, exposing what occurs behind laboratory doors.The Alternatives Research and Development Foundation (ARDF) is AAVS' scientific affiliate. ARDF awards grants to scientists and educators working to develop non-animal methods and promotes alternatives through seminars and workshops as well as writing articles for various scientific publications.


The missionof the American Anti-Vivisection Society is tounequivocally oppose and work to end experimentation on animals and to opposeall other forms of cruelty to animals.


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I believe wholeheartedly in the work that AAVS does. I believe in kindness and compassion towards animals and alleviating/preventing suffering. These are principles that AAVS exemplifies in the best possible ways... more »
No animal should be subject to the horrible pain and suffering that we humans can impose on them. I thank AAVS for their hard work and determination to put an end to the horrible suffering of all innocent animals. I will work hard to pass on your message to others... more »
AAVS is a wonderful charity that is a voice for the millions of animals that don't have one. They bring attention to the horrible cruelty to innocent animals that goes on in labratories, farms, and so many other places. I will always continue to donate to this great charity... more »
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