The terrible truth behind the undercover investigation at ITR Laboratories in Montreal exposed by the animal advocacy organization Last Chance for Animals is that the case is not an isolated one.Read more
A thought-provoking, well-researched article by Victoria’s Barbara Julian – a must-read!Read more
The recently released Canadian Council on Animal Care’s (CCAC) Animal Data Report for 2015 indicates that 3,570,352 animals were used for research, testing and teaching in CCAC-certified institutions.Read more
Tilikum, the orca kept in captivity at SeaWorld and who was featured in the documentary Blackfish, has died after three decades of confinement. The ADAV Society continues to work toward the end of animals in captivity.Read more
2016 has been a busy year for the ADAV Society and its Stop UBC Animal Research campaign.Read more
The University of British Columbia (UBC) just released statistics on its use of animals in research and teaching in 2015, revealing that 185,692 animals were used in 517 research and teaching protocols at UBC. This corresponds to a total increase in animal use of 2% from last year.Read more
Supporters of ADAV and STOP UBC Animal Research send our love and respects to Aurora and her daughter Qila who have passed away at the Vancouver Aquarium.
Qila died about 2 weeks ago, and it has just been announced that Aurora has also passed. The Aquarium says Aurora was surrounded by people who loved her… Yet she should have been surrounded by other whales – in the wild where she belonged.Read more