Pound for a Hound 2017

We want to raise £4,932 - a pound for each procedure on a dog in the UK in 2016. This appalling statistic is a 6% increase on 2015. Help us fund research to get dogs out of the lab.


Author: Hazel Brightman

Target amount: £4,932.00

Amount raised: £1,821.50


Apply for funding

We award grants to scientists in universities, hospitals and research organisations following a rigorous and independent peer-reviewed selection procedure.


Author: Jonny Kates

  • Nearly 4 million animals were used in research in the UK in 2016 (latest Home Office statistics)

  • Every minute of every day, 7 animals are used in research in the UK

  • We have awarded grants to over 200 research projects since our foundation in 1970


With your help, we can free animals from laboratories for good. Our work is funded entirely by your generous support. Your donation helps to fund some of the most advanced and successful human-related techniques in many areas of medical research including cancer, Alzheimer's, asthma, heart and liver disease.


Author: Jonny Kates

Target amount: £0.00

Amount raised: £7,797.03


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We need you to raise awareness about animal free research in your local community!



Upcoming events

  • Skydive for World Animal Day (or on any date at an airfield near you)

    Celebrate World Animal Day (4th October) and skydive from 10,000 feet to support our ground-breaking animal free research! Read more

  • The Big Half 2018

    Run for Animal Free Research UK in the city of London with this exciting new event The Big Half 2018! Read more

Latest news

  • Join our Tin Army

    Join our Tin Army and be part of our mission to end animal experiments in medical research. Your support will save animals lives! Read more

  • Home Office Statistics Announcement 2017

    The Home Office today announced the latest numbers on the scientific procedures performed on live animals in Great Britain in 2016. The total number of procedures performed went down from 2015 by 5% to 3.94 million procedures. This included 4,932 procedures on 3,530 dogs, 3,569 procedures on 2,440 primates. 3.87 million animals were used overall. Read more

  • Jump 10,000 ft for animals!

    Take on an awe-inspiring skydive, just like 70 year old supporter Andrew did. Raise funds to help get animals out of the lab, celebrate World Animal Day and show animals that you care! Read more