There are eight national animal protection groups behind the CCIC: American Anti-Vivisection Society American Humane Association, Animal Alliance of Canada, Beauty Without Cruelty USA, Doris Day Animal League, The Humane Society of Canada, The Humane Society of the United States, MSPCA Center for Laboratory Animal Welfare.
What does AAVS stand for?
AAVS stands for American Anti-Vivisection Society
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We have 8 other meanings of AAVS in our Acronym Attic
- Arterialized Afferent Venous Perfusion Flap
- American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics
- Alaska AIDS Vaccine Ride
- All American Valley Radio (magazine and online podcast)
- American Association of Veterinary Radiologists (San Diego, CA)
- Assault Amphibious Vehicle Recovery
- Amphibious Assault Vehicle Command-7A1 (US DoD)
- All Altitude Vertical Reference System
- Aerospace Audio-Visual System
- Aerospace Audiovisual Service
- American Association for Vascular Surgery
- ARN Asset Visibility System
- Automatic Add-Value Service (Octopus Cards Ltd.)
- Adeno-Associated Virus Integration Site 1
- American Association of Veterinary State Boards
- American Association of Volunteer Services Coordinators
- American Association of Variable Star Observers (aka American Association of Variable Stars Observers)
- Allied Avionics Publication
- Agencias de Viajes
- Associazione Astrofili Vittorio Veneto (Italian: Vittorio Veneto Amateur Astronomers Association; est. 1984)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The Humane Society of the United States and the American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS) gave the disobedient bio-entrepreneur a stern swat in the form of a jointly issued report titled "Buyer Beware: Pet Cloning is NOT for Pet Lovers" Cloning foes characterize the practice as cruel, manipulative, and pointless, a domain of hucksters who exploit grieving pet widows and sell eternity by proxy through bad science and ostensibly immortal schnauzers.
Nina Mak Research Analyst American Anti-Vivisection Society Jenkintown, PA Editor's Note: In late December, the FDA declared that food from cloned animals is safe for consumption and the government is unlikely to require labeling of cloned food.
When scientists engage in animal research, "they violate the rights of an animal to be free from unnatural diseases, injuries, or mental and behavior problems," says John McArdle, a biologist with the American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS), once an animal researcher himself.
Responding to reports that an increasing number of people are having their pets cloned, the American Anti-Vivisection Society (AAVS) has introduced a bill in the California legislature that would ban the practice.
CONTACT: American Anti-Vivisection Society, 801 Old York Road, #204, Jenkintown, PA 19046-1685/(800)SAYAAVS; Ethical Science Education Coalition, 167 Milk Street, Suite 423, Boston, MA 02109/(617)367-9143; HSUS, 2100 L Street NW, Washington, DC 20037/(202) 452-1100.