Posted by Justin Goodman | 07 July 2017

  Following a damning Department of Veterans Affairs report documenting animal welfare violations and oversight failures in dog experimentation laboratories at the Richmond VA Medical Center, U.S. Senators from Virginia Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Mark Warner (D-VA) have joined other Congress members calling for reforms. In a letter to Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin, the Senators express concerns about...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 26 June 2017

  You may recall that in March, White Coat Waste Project filed a complaint with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Inspector General to report waste and abuse in dog experimentation laboratories at the McGuire VA Medical Center (VAMC) in Richmond, Virginia.  The VA has just completed its investigation and the situation for dogs at McGuire...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 23 June 2017

  Animal testing by cosmetics companies is becoming a thing of the past, but did you know that the federal government is still secretively forcing you to pay for cruel, ineffective and expensive cosmetics tests on animals? A new White Coat Waste Project analysis of more than 100 chemicals, foods, herbal supplements and other substances being tested...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 23 June 2017

  White Coat Waste Project, Republicans and Democrats in Congress and more than 350,000 taxpayers are urging the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to end its cruel and unnecessary experiments on dogs. Now, the brave military veterans that the VA is supposed to be serving are speaking out against this waste and abuse. More than...

Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 16 June 2017

  White Coat Waste Project has filed a lawsuit against the McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Richmond, Virginia for unlawfully withholding critical information related to its deadly and wasteful experiments on puppies, which have been widely criticized by Congress and taxpayers. The story first broke in The Daily Caller. In January 2017, WCW requested...

Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 14 June 2017

  The Los Angeles Times just reported on White Coat Waste Project’s first big victory against the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (V.A.) taxpayer-funded dog experiments, stating that “the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center has halted planned tests on narcoleptic dogs.” Following a WCW exposé and thanks to the swift actions taken by Members of Congress and more than 300,000...

Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 13 June 2017

  On the heels of the successful effort to shut down deadly dog experiments at a Veterans Affairs (V.A.) in Los Angeles, members of Congress on both sides of the aisle are calling on the Richmond V.A. facility to follow their lead by ending their painful heart attack experiments on puppies. Richmond ABC affiliate WRIC reports,...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 09 June 2017

  In a statement released to the Daily Mail, the Los Angeles V.A. has announced that it is shutting down its two-decades-old program that bred and experimented on Dobermans following White Coat Waste Project (WCW)’s campaign and pressure from a congressional coalition led by Reps. Dina Titus (D-NV) and Ted Lieu (D-CA), and supported by...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 09 June 2017

UPDATE (6/9/17): Following WCW’s campaign, the Los Angeles V.A. has announced it has canceled plans for deadly experiments on Dobermans and will end it’s decades-old dog breeding program.  Original post Brave whistleblowers have been responsible for exposing rampant waste, fraud and other misconduct at the Department of Veterans Affairs (V.A.)–and now they’re unmasking dog abuse. White...