In 2021, there were over three million procedures on animals in laboratories in Britain.
That’s millions of animals suffering, many of them killed. But we can end this – if we have enough heroes speaking out for these animals, we can Target Zero animal experiments in the UK. Together, we are up to the challenge, and we’re already making a difference. The number of animal tests required to satisfy product safety rules fell by 24% last year. Painful skin sensitisation tests designed to check for allergic reactions also fell by 21% and, for the first time ever, there were zero eye irritation tests on animals in the UK.
We want to build on these successes, but we can’t do it without you! Will you be a Target Zero Hero and stand up for animals in laboratories?
To Target Zero animal tests, we are campaigning for:
- An ambitious government-led strategy to end experiments on animals
- A government minister solely dedicated to leading a fast transition to animal free science
Join our growing group of Target Zero Heroes demanding action to reach Target Zero experiments on animals in the UK.
Our Target Zero Heroes
Our celebrity heroes are using their superpowers to help us call time on animal testing.
Take the pledge and join them by posting your own Target Zero picture on social media.
Feel free to add a cape and please tag us using #IAmATargetZeroHero
You can be a Target Zero Hero too
Will you be a hero for animals in laboratories?
Here are some simple things you can do to be a Target Zero Hero for animals.
subtitle: Contact your MP and ask them to sign Early Day Motion 223 to make sure that UK laws contain a commitment to the full replacement of experiments on animals. You can use our quick and easy tool to send a letter here.
subtitle: Write to the Secretary of State for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy calling for an ambitious action plan to bring animal experiments to an end – you can use our template here.