Animal Advocacy

MILESTONES

Since 2016, the Fund and its partners have scored many victories for racehorses, lab animals, backyard dogs, wildlife, and more.

AWARDS

Since 2016, the Fund has partnered with PETA to present an annual animal rescue award of $1,000 to an exceptional organization or individual.

RACEHORSES

In spring 2019, PETA’s Campaign to End Racehorse Cruelty prompted national attention and policy reforms after a spike in racehorse deaths.

VEGAN 4 WILDLIFE

Since 2016, the Fund has partnered with Animal Place's Food for Thought program, and now offers grants up to $1,000 per organization.

VEGAN 4 HEALTH

In spring 2019, the Fund began sponsoring the vegan nutrition Exam Room™ podcast of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.

BACKYARD DOGS

In spring 2019, PETA’s Community Animal Project celebrated passage of Virginia legislation, three years in the making, to protect backyard dogs.

LAB DOGS & CATS

Since 2017, the Fund has partnered with White Coat Waste Project to end taxpayer-funded experiments and retire animals to homes.

LAB PRIMATES

In 2018, the Fund helped White Coat Waste Project end a U.S. Food and Drug Administration nicotine experiment on squirrel monkeys.