Here are some organisations that provide comprehensive information about animal testing and the ethical alternatives to it:

Animal Aid Victims of Charity report –

Animal Aid's response to the British Heart Foundation –

Animal Aid's "The Case Against Animal Experiments" report –

Antidote Europe –

Animal Free Research UK (formerly the Dr Hadwen Trust) –

Safer Medicines Campaign –

Cruelty Free International (previously the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection) –

National Anti Vivisection Society –

The following medical charities do not fund animal testing so give them your money instead:

Anthony Nolan –

Breast Cancer UK –

Cardiomyopathy Association –

Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland –

Lymphoma Association –

Mind, The Mental Health Charity –

Spinal Injuries Association –


A full and up-to-date list can be found on the Victims of Charity website: