1. OVS consolidates its fur-free policy with LAV and Fur Free Alliance

    OVS consolidates its fur-free policy with LAV and Fur Free Alliance

    OVS Ltd, already having abolished the use of animal fur in its collections, is making a final step towards signing a formal agreement with LAV and the Fur Free Alliance. This reflects their focus on

  2. The 16 macaque monkeys from modena university are safe

    The 16 macaque monkeys from modena university are safe

     The 16 macaque monkeys from the University of Modena are safe at last. The announcement was made by the LAV, which also reveals the new home of these primates.    After a protest

  3. Our aid to animal and human survivors of the earthquake in central Italy.

    Our aid to animal and human survivors of the earthquake in central Italy.

    On Saturday 27th of August LAV began work in the areas hit by the earthquake in the province of Rieti with the help and support of the State Forestry Corps (Italian police agency for the environment

  4. A new home for the 16 macaques of the university of Modena

    A new home for the 16 macaques of the university of Modena

    The 16 macaques of the University of Modena now have a new home. In compliance with the Memorandum of Understanding that enshrines the end of testing on non-human primates, the University of Modena

  5. O BAG goes green and waves goodbye to fur!

    O BAG goes green and waves goodbye to fur!

    O bag, in agreement with the Fur Free Alliance, has announced its commitment to completely abandon the use of animal fur in its products.  Indeed, the O bag autumn collection will be

  6. LAV launches campaign agst botox testing on animals

    LAV launches campaign agst botox testing on animals

    Italy's Anti-Vivisection League (LAV) on Monday called for a stop to animal testing of anti-aging products such as botox, which it says continues to be practiced in spite of a 2013 EU directive

  7. Medrano circus: the court has sentenced the circus? director for cruelty to animals

    Medrano circus: the court has sentenced the circus? director for cruelty to animals

    The Court of Padua has issued an eight month suspended sentence to A.C., director of the Medrano Circus, for cruelty to animals as per article 544 ter of the Italian Penal Code, as “he

  8. "Towards the first refuge for dolphins in Southern Italy" - International Workshop

    "Towards the first refuge for dolphins in Southern Italy" - International Workshop

    "Towards the first refuge for dolphins in Southern Italy" is the theme of the International Workshop Organized by LAV, MAREVIVOin collaboration with the TETHYS Research Institute and

  9. #salvavisoni operation: call by LAV and Essere Animali to the Parliament

    #salvavisoni operation: call by LAV and Essere Animali to the Parliament

    Parliament should speak out on the #SALVAVISONI operation: each day of delay means the death of 550 minks (almost 200.000 a year).   This is the call by LAV and Essere Animali to the

  10. Giorgio Armani goes fur free: never again will animal furs be presented in the collections

    Giorgio Armani goes fur free: never again will animal furs be presented in the collections

    An historical turning point for the Giorgio Armani Maison, and one that is destined to make international news: the LAV, together with FurFreeAlliance, is pleased to announce the total elimination of

  11. Green Hill: ruling issued by the appellate court too!

    Green Hill: ruling issued by the appellate court too!

    It is not true that it was all rosy at Green Hill, anything but a facility of excellence in its sector! This was also confirmed yesterday evening by the Appellate Court that issued a new memorable

  12. #ToxicFur2: Ministry of Health withdraws clothing

    #ToxicFur2: Ministry of Health withdraws clothing

    After several tests and our complaint, the Ministry of Health  stops some children items of clothing with animal fur components: the Ministry of Health has indeed ordered to withdraw from the