Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 17 November 2017

WCW recently sued the Stokes Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio (Cleveland VA) for refusing to release details about its deadly taxpayer-funded experiments on dozens of “friendly,” “shy” and “submissive” dogs, even hound puppies less than a year-old. The lawsuit followed a WCW exposé revealing that the Cleveland VA is one of only three VA facilities still conducting painful...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 16 November 2017

This summer, the House of Representatives unanimously passed legislation to defund the Department of Veterans Affairs’ most painful and wasteful dog experiments. During the debate, some of the outstanding Waste Warriors in Congress who led the effort gave impassioned speeches in support of the legislation. Below are video highlights of lawmakers speaking out against the...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 10 November 2017

We’re proud to have the support of national veterans’ groups, veterans serving in Congress, a majority of veterans and their families, the entire House of Representatives, and countless taxpayers who want to end the VA’s wasteful spending on “maximum pain” heart attacks experiments and other abusive tests on dogs. The VA is still resisting because it wants to keep...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 08 November 2017

The list of veterans and veterans’ organizations supporting an end to the Department of Veterans Affairs’ wasteful and cruel dog experiments is growing rapidly. MVA Executive Director Commander John Wells (Ret.) with VA Secretary David Shulkin Today, veterans service organization Military-Veterans Advocacy fired off a letter to Congress to express its support for the effort...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 01 November 2017

This morning, White Coat Waste Project (WCW) filed a federal lawsuit against Stokes Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Cleveland, Ohio for violating the Freedom of Information Act by refusing to release details of what it does to dogs in wasteful and deadly experiments and what it costs. Cleveland.com broke the story. The lawsuit follows...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 31 October 2017

  Drilling holes in puppies’ heads and damaging their brains is a nightmare fit for a horror movie, but it’s also just another day in a taxpayer-funded government animal laboratory. You know what else is scary? You’re paying for it. Just in time for Halloween, check out this trio of terrifying tests you’re being tricked into...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 26 October 2017

  Photos taken by a whistleblower inside the dog experimentation laboratory at Richmond Veterans Affairs Medical Center   As first reported by The Richmond Times-Dispatch and ABC8 News-WRIC, this morning White Coat Waste Project (WCW) filed a lawsuit against the Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC)— the City of Richmond’s public transportation system—for refusing to run WCW’s proposed bus...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 23 October 2017

UPDATE (11/6/17): More national veterans’ groups – including The American Military Retirees Association and The Retired Enlisted Association – have come out in support of ending the VA’s painful dog experiments and redirecting resources to more productive programs for veterans. VetsFirst, a program of the United Spinal Association that advocates for disabled veterans, has joined...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 19 October 2017

  The Department of Veterans Affairs has had trouble providing evidence that its painful dog experiments–including “maximum pain” heart attack tests on puppies–are helping veterans. Apparently, that’s because they’re not. In a new article published in The Hill, Benjamin Krause–a disabled U.S. Air Force veteran, journalist, attorney, and founder of DisabledVeterans.org–does a deep dive into the VA’s dubious claims...