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What You Can Do About Vivisection
Animal experiments continue because of one thing: ignorance.
Probably the most effective way you can combat this is by finding out more about
it. See the
links page, join the free news list by sending
an email to
and search the web for more sites. See if you can get hold of a book from the
book list on this site. You may find it useful to keep a folder on your computer
for the information you think might be useful. Educate yourself about
vivisection through the many materials available. Educate those around you -
family, friends, colleagues.
Spread the word !
Write to your local and national newspapers, and call in to TV and radio
phone-ins. They may seem scary at first, but you can do it !
Don't purchase animal tested products. Check the labels better
still get a copy of The compassionate Shopper Guide from Naturewatch in
Cheltenham 01242 252871.
charities and governments and tell them that vivisection doesn't work. Many
companies have stopped funding animal experiments when they found out more about
them, and the pressure on others is growing.
Don't give to charities that fund vivisection. See our page on
charities to find those that do and those that
don't use animals.
Write to your MP asking for
the abolition of vivisection and the validation of scientific methods of
Get involved with SIAV by attending our demos, do stalls to
raise awareness and funds for the campaign.
find out more about campaigners and groups you can work with, try searching the
web. There may be a national or local group you can join. Many groups work in
different ways, keep trying until you find one you like. Stay in touch with
other people who campaign against vivisection, you can learn a lot from each