Two experiments on dogs funded by the French myopathy association AFM-Téléthon have been linked to the deaths of at least four boys under 5 years old. We hope these heartbreaking events have been a wake-up call for the charity. PETA France has renewed its calls… Read More »Horrific Experiments on Dogs Linked to Deaths of Four Children
Regulatory agencies around the world require tests to assess the toxicity of products such as pharmaceutical drugs, pesticides, industrial chemicals, and medical devices before they’re put on the market. While toxicity testing has historically been conducted on animals in crude tests developed decades ago, things… Read More »PETA Science Group Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary
Just as the balloons were ready for lift-off today at the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, our massive “rat” had an important message: “The Forced Swim Test Is Full of Hot Air”. We attended the fiesta to demand that the University of Bristol ban the controversial… Read More »PETA Crashes the Balloon Party With a Giant ‘Rat’
PETA scientists have rushed a letter to the University of East Anglia, urging it to stop a cruel experiment that involves force-feeding mice with poo. Instead of finding outrageous ways to abuse and torment sensitive animals, the university must be true to its commitment to… Read More »PETA Urges the University of East Anglia to Stop Force-Feeding Mice Poo
Oscar-winning actor Sir Mark Rylance – who just finished performing in Dr Semmelweiss at the Bristol Old Vic – sent a letter to the University of Bristol’s vice-chancellor, Hugh Brady, appealing to him to end the university’s use of the “cruel and useless” forced swim… Read More »Mark Rylance Urges the University of Bristol to Stop Tormenting Animals
Across the EU, animals are used in painful, drawn-out experiments that actually serve us no purpose and for which there is no need. Do you know which animals are hurt? Here are just five of the many animals tested on in EU laboratories. They all… Read More »5 Animals Tested On in EU Laboratories
PETA collaborated with the University of Bristol’s Vegan Society, which proposed a motion to the Students’ Union urging it to oppose the cruel and debunked forced swim test. Celebrations are in order, as the Students’ Union has passed the motion! The motion will now become… Read More »Students’ Union Condemns Forced Swim Test!