Be the voice for animals:

Make Herbie’s Law a reality

With a new parliamentary session comes new opportunities. Use our quick and easy tool to email your MP and ask them to select Herbie’s Law if they are successful in the Private Members’ Bill ballot.

With just a few clicks, you can place Herbie’s Law at the top of your MP’s inbox, giving it the best possible chance of being chosen.

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Animal Free Research UK

We are pioneering compassionate united for a kinder science


The number of animal experiments in the UK in 2022


The number of animals used in research every minute of every day in the UK


The number of projects we have awarded grants to since 1970

By pioneering excellence, inspiring and supporting scientists, and influencing change, we can create a world where human diseases are cured faster with animal-free human-specific technologies.

Our pioneering research

We’ve given £10M in grants to projects advancing development of human relevant research for diseases including cancer, diabetes and Covid-19.

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Herbie’s Law

A bold step towards a future where animals are no longer used in the name of science.

Our Podcast!

Our podcast is a frank, lively exchange of ideas and experiences by leading scientists, policy makers and animal protection ambassadors – all of whom seek a kinder science.

Pilot Study Grants

Our Pilot Study Grants allow researchers to tap into blue-sky thinking and identify concepts with replacement potential that merit further attention and development.

Fundraise for us

There are many ways for you to fundraise for us. Take part in one of our official charity places at a range of events or check out our A-Z to give you some fundraising ideas.

Shop for a kinder science

Show off your support by getting your hands on some brand new Animal Free Research UK merchandise.

The Animal Free Research UK Weekly Lottery

From just £1 a week you can be in with a chance of winning £25,000!

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A lasting legacy

A gift in your will to Animal Free Research UK is leaving a truly, lasting legacy: our tireless work saving animals from experiments will continue because of your kindness.

If you are considering leaving us a gift, thank you. We couldn’t do our important work without your support.

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