Elderly chimp’s story shows the immense progress we’ve made for animals in labs

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block Samantha was a little over a year old in 1976 when her world changed forever: The tiny chimpanzee was sold to a laboratory in Liberia by a resident of a nearby village. Like many of the other chimps at the lab, her parents had probably been killed by poachers […]

Progress for horses and alternatives to animal testing in Agriculture funding bill

As in recent years, the annual congressional appropriations process continues to be a key path for us to seek progress for animals. The legislation funding programs within the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration is a top priority because appropriations-focused lobbying and policymaking makes it possible to address a wide range […]

Animal Equality Makes Significant Progress in India

Animal Equality has successfully brought the cruel conditions of factory farms and slaughterhouses to the forefront of public consciousness. This achievement has been made possible by the organization’s global reputation and the tireless efforts of its dedicated team in India. A meeting between the founders of Animal Equality–Sharon Núñez, Jose Valle, and Javier Moreno–and a […]

New progress in fight against puppy mills shows caring about companion animals is a nonpartisan issue

By Sara Amundson and Kitty Block In a country where political tempers often run hot, agreement can seem incredibly rare. But, regardless of party affiliation, a consensus is emerging that our companion animals should be treated with basic decency—and this is not how kitten and puppy mills treat dogs and cats. While we advocate for […]

Historic Progress for Animals As Mexico Changes Its Constitution

With much anticipation, on March 30, 2023, Animal Equality’s initiative to change the Federal Constitution was approved by a qualified majority. With the approval of the Opinion to modify Article 73 of the Federal Constitution by the Plenary of the Chamber of Deputies, the Congress of the Union has been allowed to legislate on animal […]

Progress! Another Major Food Company Will End Cages for Pigs

A leading consumer packaged goods company–Conagra–has committed to eliminating crates for pregnant pigs in its supply chain. This progress follows pressure from Animal Equality in collaboration with two fellow animal protection organizations. The recently-released policy from Conagra, which supplies iconic products like Slim Jim, Reddi Wip, Swiss Miss, Orville Redenbacher’s and Chef Boyardee, states a […]

Perdue Farms Shares Progress on Industry-Leading Animal Care Initiatives During 7th Annual Animal Care Summit, Publishes 2022 Commitments to Animal Care Report

Stakeholders tour Perdue’s research farm; panelists and presenters share research and advancements in raising healthier poultry at scale SALISBURY, Md., Oct. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Perdue Farms hosted its seventh annual Animal Care Summit near its Maryland headquarters this year, after two years of hosting the annual event virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic. Since […]

Officials give progress update on new Ascension Parish animal shelter

The following is a press release from the Ascension Parish Office of Communications: BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – The Parish of Ascension and its animal services board has been working hard to find a new home. They have engaged Shelter Planners of America and received a needs assessment and conceptual design plan to assist in […]

All the great progress in our fight against puppy mills this summer

By Kitty Block and Sara Amundson Summer is a time of rest and relaxation for many of us, but there has been no lull in our fight to end puppy mills. We have made real progress in our campaign to stop inhumane dog breeders who mass-produce puppies for sale through third party outlets like pet […]

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