23 British Celebs Send Open Letter to Theresa May Demanding a Better Brexit Deal for Animals

23 British Celebs Send Open Letter to Theresa May Demanding a Better Brexit Deal for Animals Feb 26, 2019

This week, Prime Minister Theresa May received a letter from 23 of the UK’s biggest celebrities urging her to recognise animal sentience in law and warning that Brexit puts “the welfare of billions of animals at risk”. More
50 Experts Sign Letter As Parliament Prepares To Debate UK Fur Ban

50 Experts Sign Letter As Parliament Prepares To Debate UK Fur Ban Jun 1, 2018

As Parliament prepares to debate a UK ban on fur imports next week, 50 veterinary and animal behaviour experts including UN Ambassador of Peace and world renowned conservationist Dr Jane Goodall, have joined with #FurFreeBritain campaigners from animal charity Humane Society International/UK in writing to Environment Secretary Michael Gove. More
Celebrities Call For A Fur Ban In The UK

Celebrities Call For A Fur Ban In The UK Mar 14, 2018

This week, British Prime Minister Theresa May received a letter from 31 of Britain’s biggest stars urging her to introduce a UK ban on animal-fur imports. More
Stranger Things' David Harbour and Fantastic Beasts' Alison Sudol Join Greenpeace Ship Headed to Antarctica

Stranger Things' David Harbour and Fantastic Beasts' Alison Sudol Join Greenpeace Ship Headed to Antarctica Feb 9, 2018

‘Stranger Things’ star David Harbour and ‘Fantastic Beasts’ star Alison Sudol are on board a Greenpeace ship heading for Antarctic waters. More
Joanna Lumley And Chris Packham Urge The Silver Spoon Company To Keep Mauritius Sweet On Monkeys

Joanna Lumley And Chris Packham Urge The Silver Spoon Company To Keep Mauritius Sweet On Monkeys Oct 31, 2016

Joanna Lumley and Chris Packham have joined Cruelty Free International in appealing to The Silver Spoon Company and other UK sugar companies to use their influential position in the global sugar market to help protect the monkeys of Mauritius. More
Stars Join Dog Selfie Campaign To End Dog Meat Festival In China

Stars Join Dog Selfie Campaign To End Dog Meat Festival In China May 24, 2016

Made in Chelsea’s Lucy Watson, Emmerdale’s Gemma Atkinson, comedian Ricky Gervais, actors Brian Blessed and Jenny Seagrove, TV vet Marc Abraham, singers Sandi Thom and Rumer, and naturalist Chris Packham, are the latest celebrities to tweet a ‘dog selfie’ in support of Humane Society International's #StopYulin campaign to end China’s annual Yulin dog meat festival on June 21st. More
Stars React To UK Government Plan To Bring Back Blood Sport

Stars React To UK Government Plan To Bring Back Blood Sport Jul 14, 2015

A host of celebrities have rallied to appeal for the hunting ban in the UK to remain intact, joining Animal Defenders International (ADI) in an urgent plea to MPs. More
Ricky Gervais And Chris Packham Join BUAV To Oppose Beagle Farm‏

Ricky Gervais And Chris Packham Join BUAV To Oppose Beagle Farm‏ Jun 30, 2014

The BUAV, the leading organisation campaigning against animal experiments, has been joined by celebrities – including Ricky Gervais and Chris Packham – in calling on the Planning Inspectorate to reject an appeal to construct a new facility to breed and supply dogs to the research industry. More
Paul McCartney Calls For End To Animal Experiment Secrecy

Paul McCartney Calls For End To Animal Experiment Secrecy Jun 13, 2014

The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) has welcomed support from Sir Paul McCartney, who has joined the NAVS campaign to end secrecy in animal experiments in the UK. More
Stars Call To End Animal Experiment Secrecy

Stars Call To End Animal Experiment Secrecy Jun 11, 2014

The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) has welcomed support from Ricky Gervais and Paul O'Grady, who have joined the NAVS campaign to end secrecy in animal experiments in the UK. More
Alexei Sayle Says No To Cat Experiments

Alexei Sayle Says No To Cat Experiments Jun 3, 2014

Comedian and author, Alexei Sayle has joined with the BUAV as the organisation announces the delivery of its new report ‘What is happening to cats?’ More
Peter Gabriel Lashes Out At Air France Over Animal Cruelty

Peter Gabriel Lashes Out At Air France Over Animal Cruelty May 21, 2014

Fresh from his induction as a solo artist into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Peter Gabriel is the latest celebrity to fire off a letter on PETA's behalf calling on Air France to stop transporting monkeys to laboratories, where they are caged, experimented on and killed. More
Ainsley Harriott Joins BUAV Campaign To End Experiments On Cats And Dogs

Ainsley Harriott Joins BUAV Campaign To End Experiments On Cats And Dogs May 16, 2014

Although renowned for his friendly demeanor, cheerful disposition and winning smile, there are some things that cast a more serious shadow over Ainsley Harriott’s face and that is to hear about the suffering of animals. More
Chris Packham Wants To End Animal Suffering In Laboratories

Chris Packham Wants To End Animal Suffering In Laboratories May 2, 2014

The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) has welcomed the support of nature TV presenter Chris Packham, as the UK Government today launches a public consultation on the repeal of the animal experiment ‘secrecy clause’, Section 24. More
April 24 Is World Day For Animals In Laboratories

April 24 Is World Day For Animals In Laboratories Apr 23, 2014

Thursday April 24th marks World Day for Animals in Laboratories; an international event to commemorate the millions of animals who suffer and die in laboratories around the world. More
Victoria Stilwell Joins Campaign To End UK Dog Experiments

Victoria Stilwell Joins Campaign To End UK Dog Experiments Mar 20, 2014

It’s Me or the Dog presenter Victoria Stilwell is the latest high-profile supporter backing the BUAV Our Best Friends campaign. More
Ricky Gervais And Joanna Lumley Speak Out Against Baboon Cruelty

Ricky Gervais And Joanna Lumley Speak Out Against Baboon Cruelty Dec 18, 2013

Ricky Gervais, Joanna Lumley and Chris Packham have joined the BUAV call for an end to the cruel capture and use of wild baboons in disturbing experiments in Kenya. More
Ricky Gervais Supports Petition Against Beagle Farm

Ricky Gervais Supports Petition Against Beagle Farm Nov 12, 2013

Comedian and famous animal advocate, Ricky Gervais, has joined a range of other celebrities assisting the BUAV in gaining support for its petition against a proposed beagle breeding facility in Yorkshire. More
Jilly Cooper Wants To End Experiments On Cats And Dogs

Jilly Cooper Wants To End Experiments On Cats And Dogs Nov 6, 2013

One of Britain’s most beloved authors, Jilly Cooper, has posed with one of her two pet greyhounds in support of Our Best Friends, a BUAV campaign calling on the Government to end the use of dogs and cats in experiments. More
British TV Presenter Wants Inquiry Into Animal Suffering At Top UK University‏

British TV Presenter Wants Inquiry Into Animal Suffering At Top UK University‏ Aug 15, 2013

Television presenter and animal advocate, Wendy Turner-Webster, today joined the BUAV to hand in a petition addressed to Rt Hon Theresa May MP, Secretary of State. More
Stars Are There For Polar Bears

Stars Are There For Polar Bears Jan 23, 2013

A host of celebrities have joined with Humane Society International/UK in writing an open letter to DEFRA Minister Richard Benyon urging him to be a champion for the polar bear by supporting a proposed ban on international trade in polar bears and their parts. More