Judge rules that NIH’s refusal to move chimps from a New Mexico laboratory to Chimp Haven sanctuary violates federal law

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block There is renewed hope for thirty chimpanzees languishing in a New Mexico laboratory as part of our long-standing fight to give chimpanzees who were subjected to experiments a chance at sanctuary life. Last month, we won a significant ruling in a lawsuit that we filed in 2021 with Animal […]

Animal Safehouse provides safe haven for pets in domestic violence situations

Program looks to address victims who stay in abusive environments because fear of leaving pets behind SAN DIEGO — A large percentage of battered women are unable to escape abusive situations because they are worried what may happen to their pets.  The Rancho Coastal Humane Society has a program to help these victims and their […]

Road to Refuge Animal Sanctuary in North Haven gives farm animals a home

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Within two years, Road to Refuge Animal Sanctuary in North Haven has cared for 70 farm animals on its 10 acres. But it’s story started before it became an official nonprofit, when Megan Pereira, a veterinary technician, started taking in animals that farmers wanted to put down because they didn’t […]

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