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Rhode Island: House Approves Adoption of Dogs and Cats Used in Research

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All Animals Used for Federal Research Should Be Considered for Adoption or Retirement

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Dogs and Cats Deserve to Retire after Being Used in Research

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Emergency Evacuation Plans Needed for Animals Used in Commerce

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Federal Bill Promotes Biological Engineering Research

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More Co-sponsors Needed to End Harmful Cat Experiments by the USDA

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Bill proposes funding for development of more animal models instead of human-relevant alternatives

Permanent Ban Needed on Horse Slaughter to Save U.S. Horses Sent to Canada and Mexico

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NIH Workshop Glorifies Research, Ignores Ethical Issues

Emergency Evacuation Plans Needed for Animals Used in Commerce

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End the Use of Dogs for Harmful Experiments at the VA

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Humane Cosmetics Act Needs Support to End Testing on Animals

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Humane Cosmetics Act Needs Support to End Testing on Animals

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Humane Cosmetics Act Needs Support to End Testing on Animals

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Humane Cosmetics Act Needs Support to End Testing on Animals

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Privately-Owned Chimpanzees Deserve Retirement Too!

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Restore Transparency of USDA Records on Animal Use

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World Week for Animals in Labs

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