Mission

Protecting animals.
Supporting alternatives.
Advancing science.

Founded in 1895, the New England Anti-Vivisection Society (NEAVS) is a Boston-based, national animal advocacy organization dedicated to ending the use of animals in research, testing, and science education. Through research, outreach, education, legislation, litigation, and policy change, NEAVS advocates for replacing animals with modern alternatives that are ethically, humanely, and scientifically superior.

Learn about who we are, our spending practices, and our four-point strategy at our Why Support NEAVS page.

Learn about our campaigns – including legislation/policy change, scientific research, public outreach, education and medical training, and rescue and sanctuary – on our Avenues of Advocacy page.

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