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Nearly 4 million animals were used in research in the UK in 2017 (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.


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The Big Half 2019

We have limited places available in The Vitality Big Half 2019. Raise funds and help to save animals from being used in medical research by securing your place today!


Home Office licences reveal the millions of animals set to suffer and die in experiments  

The Home Office has published details of the licences it granted for animal experiments during the first half of 2020, showing that the Government granted 235 new licences to researchers, allowing them to carry out experiments on over 5.5 million animals.

Patron Joanna Lumley OBE writes in the Daily Telegraph that Britain must embrace the high-tech alternatives to animal testing

Britain must embrace the high-tech alternatives to animal testing. Three million animals are used in research in this country each year. That doesn’t have to be the case.

Let’s make it loud and clear to MPs: only animal free research can make Britain a world science leader

The power of science to do good has been unequivocally demonstrated. The imminent Covid-19 vaccination roll-out to protect the nation is something we can all celebrate.

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