Posted by Justin Goodman | 25 September 2017

  In a new op-ed in The News & Observer–the second largest paper in North Carolina–a NC-based Navy veteran criticizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and some veterans organizations for defending the VA’s wasteful and cruel dog experiments.  She also calls on U.S. Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC)–a dog-lover who serves on the Senate Veterans...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 20 September 2017

  WCW is working with countless veterans and active duty service members who are supporting the PUPPERS Act and the associated campaign to cut wasteful taxpayer spending for the most painful dog experiments at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). These American heroes are frustrated that the VA is squandering scarce resources on needless dog...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 20 September 2017

Johnny “Joey” Jones–a retired Marine Corps staff sergeant who served in Iraq and Afghanistan as a bomb technician and lost both of his legs during his final deployment–is the latest veteran to speak out against the Department of Veterans Affairs’ wasteful and cruel taxpayer-funded dog experiments.  The Fox News analyst and wounded warrior penned an op-ed...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 19 September 2017

  In a new letter featured in USA Today, retired U.S. Navy physician Rear Admiral Marion Balsam writes that based on her quarter-century of treating troops and their families–including as the Commander of Naval Medical Center-Portsmouth and other medical facilities–the VA’s experiments on dogs are wasteful and unlikely to help veterans. Read the full letter below,...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 19 September 2017

  In April, WCW launched a billboard campaign to expose how the Stokes Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Cleveland, OH is one of only three VA facilities still conducting painful taxpayer-funded experiments on dogs.  Now, documents obtained by WCW through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) show that from March 2016 through March 2017...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 14 September 2017

  This summer, a brave whistleblower from inside the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facility in Richmond, Virginia that does the agency’s most painful dog experiments came forward with disturbing photographs and other information about waste and abuse. VA dog lab whistleblower Todd Woessner and WCW VP Justin Goodman with WCW’s canine ambassador Griffin  ...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 07 September 2017

  On the heels of WCW’s new lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for refusing to release videos and other documents detailing to the agency’s secretive taxpayer-funded nicotine addiction experiments on baby monkeys, world-renowned primatologist and humanitarian Dr. Jane Goodall has joined WCW’s campaign to expose and end this wasteful project. As first reported by POLITICO, this...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 25 August 2017

  Back in March, we told you how the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is using your tax dollars to inject baby monkeys with nicotine to determine what dose addicts them, videotape their responses–which include tremors and vomiting–and lock them alone in cages for nearly 3 years. FDA schematic of its taxpayer-funded nicotine addiction...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 20 August 2017

  Florida Congressman Brian Mast (R-FL)–a combat-wounded Army veteran and Purple Heart recipient–is a hero for Americans and dogs.  He has been leading the charge to end wasteful and painful dog experiments at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), including by helping introduce the bipartisan PUPPERS Act to permanently defund these experiments, and cosponsoring a related...