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Priority Federal Actions

Demand a Hearing to End the Use of Dogs for Harmful Experiments at the VA
Medical research on dogs isn't the best way to serve America's veterans
One Year Later: Lack of Access to USDA Records on Animal Use Escalates
Ask House and Senate Committees to move forward to restore lost access to crucial records
Demand a Hearing on Bills to End the Use of Live Animals for Military Training
Battlefield injuries need human-based training methods--Congress must take action
Support a Hearing for the Humane Cosmetics Act
Ask committee members to hold hearings and move this bill forward
End the Use of Live Animals for Military Training
Battlefield injuries need human-based training methods
Reintroduce the Animal Welfare in Agriculture Research Endeavors Act (AWARE Act)
Urge your legislators to amend the AWA to include Farm Animals Used in Federal Research
Demand that Personal Care Products Safety Act Includes Ban on Animal Testing
Urge lawmakers to make personal care products safe and humane
Stop the Illegal Trade of Cats and Dogs Sold for Research
End research on animals from random source dealers
Demand More Accountability for Chemical Testing Using Animals and Alternatives
How much progress are federal agencies making in using non-animal methods?


Federal Actions

Ensure that Animal Dealers with Suspended Licenses Are Barred from the Business
Prohibit AWA licenses from being awarded to family members of individuals whose license was suspended or revoked
Humane Treatment of Dogs by Dealers Defined
Bill specifies humane standards, housing and treatment by commercial dog dealers
Tell All Your Legislators that You Care About Animals
Send an unambiguous message to your elected officials about your commitment to animals
Support New Farm Bill to Restore Government Transparency and Establish Welfare Reforms
Alternative Farm Bill finally addresses welfare of animals in regulatory framework
Authorize Government Funding for Wildlife Conservation and New Genius Grants
Help Protect Endangered Species and Manage Invasive Species
Elephant "Conservation" Bill Allows Sport Hunting and Sale of Ivory
Stop misnamed legislation that promotes interests of hunters, not animals
Safety Needed for Horse Transportation
End the use of double-decker trailers to transport horses in interstate commerce
Agriculture Appropriations Must Include Ban on Horse Slaughter Inspections
Prohibition on funding of horse slaughter inspections is key to stopping renewed U.S. facility licensing
Permanent Horse Slaughter Ban Needed to Save Horses in Canada and Mexico
Urgent action needed to stop the sale of horse meat, which is unfit for human consumption
Call Now to Oppose Federal HELP for Wildlife Act Provisions that Hurt Wildlife
Full Senate to vote on amended bill that further undermines animal welfare
Emergency Evacuation Plans Needed for Animals Used in Commerce
Emergency preparation can save thousands of animal lives
House Considers Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement Act
Stop harmful wildlife legislation that protects hunters at the expense of animals and the environment.
Misleading Legislation Will Undermine Efforts to Protect Endangered Animals
Urge Your Representative to Oppose this Bill and Defend the Endangered Species Act
Oppose Federal Efforts to Remove Wolves from the Endangered Species Act
Department of Interior appropriations aims to delist wolves despite court determinations
Oppose Federal HELP for Wildlife Act Provisions that Hurt Wildlife
Heritage bill again targets delisting wolves while promoting fish and bird conservation
Give Veterans' Groups the Resources They Need to Obtain Service Dogs
Pairing veterans with assistance dogs can alleviate physical and emotional wounds
Stop the Global Trade of Shark Fins
The Extinction of Sharks is on the Line
Stop the Use of Exotic and Wild Animals in Traveling Performances and Circuses
Exotic and Wild Animals Suffer from Inhumane Training Methods and Stress from Travel
Stop the Exploitation of Captive Orcas
Make this generation of orcas the last one to spend their lives in captivity
Stop the Use of Nontherapeutic Antibiotics by Livestock Producers
The overuse of antibiotics is dangerous to animal welfare and human health.
End the Use of Traps in the National Wildlife Refuge System
Support a ban on body-gripping traps in wildlife refuges
Put an End to the Slaughter of Dogs and Cats for Human Consumption
Human health and animal welfare are on the line
End the Use of Indiscriminate Wildlife Traps in the U.S.
Support restrictions on sale and use of steel-jaw leghold and Conibear traps
Federal Animal Cruelty and Torture Act Proposed
Support passage of a federal animal abuse bill with penalties attached
Tell Congress to Oppose the DAIRY PRIDE Act
Urge your legislators to vote against special interest legislation that will result in increased costs for consumers.
Don't Allow Hunters to Import Banned Polar Bear Trophies from Canada
Special interests, not polar bear conservation, are at issue
Speak Out Against the Yulin Dog Meat Festival in China
Urge your Representative to support a resolution to end China's dog meat trade
Ask NIH to Stop Funding Research on All Dogs
An end to the use of random source dogs means increased use of dogs from breeders
Demand a Meaningful Hearing on the Ethics of Using Nonhuman Primates for Experiments
NIH Workshop Glorifies Research, Ignores Ethical Issues
Count Mice, Rats and Birds under the Animal Welfare Act
Millions of animals are excluded every year from AWA protections