Annual Reports

2011 Annual Report

2012 Annual Report

In 2012, AAVS contributed its unique expertise and leadership in advocacy, mobilizing tens of thousands of dedicated members and supporters every month on timely issues, with excellent results. Given our salient arguments opposing chimpanzee research and encouraging their retirement, celebration was in order when the National Institutes of Health announced it would send over 100 chimpanzees from a notorious lab to a sanctuary. And at year's end, only six random source Class B dealers were still operating.

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2011 Annual Report

2011 Annual Report

In 2011, AAVS published an in-depth report, Primates By The Numbers, focused on how scientific and biomedical research negatively impacts the lives of non-human primates. Also this year, AAVS had a significant presence at the 8th World Congress on Alternatives, held in Montreal, Canada. The Leaping Bunny Program further expanded its list of certified companies, while AAVS continued campaigns to curtail genetic engineering of animals and selling of animals by Class B dealers.

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2010 Annual Report

2010 Annual Report

In fulfilling our mission to end animal use in science, AAVS conducts multiple, ongoing campaigns exposing specific problems with animal research and proposing policy solutions. Two of the more prominent issues focused upon in 2010 were the sale of former pets to research and genetic engineering of animals.

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2009 Annual Report

2009 Annual Report

The Annual Report offers an opportunity to review our accomplishments from the year prior and to thank our members and supporters for making it all possible. We hope that you are proud of what your contributions support and that you are inspired to stay involved. I'd like to highlight four notable areas of achievement from 2009: Dying to Learn: Exposing the supply and use of dogs and cats in higher education; Pound Seizure and Class B Dealers; Leaping Bunny; AV Magazine.

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2008 Annual Report

2008 Annual Report

AAVS's 125th Anniversary year was an occasion to be inspired by the accomplishments of all the people who have dedicated their talents and resources to the AAVS mission since 1883. Members, friends and special guests came together to honor and celebrate our ground-breaking history. Perhaps most importantly, we succeeded in reaching out to new allies and influential partners, challenging their complacency about animals in labs and inviting them to consider the benefits of alternatives.

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