Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 08 December 2017

White Coat Waste Project is proud to announce the recipients of our annual “Congressional Waste Warrior” awards for 2017. As reported in Roll Call, this award recognizes members of Congress who have demonstrated outstanding leadership to expose and stop wasteful and unnecessary taxpayer-funded animal experiments, an effort that a majority of Americans support. Below are our 2017...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 01 December 2017

Starting on Veterans Day, our national TV ad campaign exposing the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) painful and wasteful dog experiments has hit Washington, D.C., Cleveland and Milwaukee. Now, the ads are storming the airwaves in Richmond, Virginia, home of the VA’s most horrific dog laboratories where puppies are subjected to “maximum pain” heart attack experiments....

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 01 December 2017

Earlier this year, White Coat Waste Project uncovered that Uncle Sam was planning to waste your tax dollars for notoriously unreliable and cruel tests on pregnant animals for various herbal supplements, including those sold for erectile dysfunction and even used for so-called “herbal abortions.” Whatever your political affiliation, most everyone can agree that taxpayers should not...

Posted by Elizabeth Walker | 23 November 2017

Milwaukee’s Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Milwaukee VAMC) is one of only three VA facilities in the U.S. still using your tax dollars for painful and wasteful experiments on dogs that are opposed by most veterans, Congress and 75 percent of Americans. As we exposed earlier this year, the Milwaukee VA procures 6-month-old beagle puppies, drills...

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...