Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 25 May 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 On the heels of Congress’ call for an investigation into the abuse of dogs in laboratories at the Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System (Greater...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 22 May 2017

A new analysis of documents obtained by White Coat Waste Project detailing painful taxpayer-funded dog experiments at the McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) has concluded that “mostly all of the canines involved in the project are set to die.” Richmond ABC affiliate WRIC reports, “We found four projects, using 118 dogs, some as young as six months old. Most...

Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 21 May 2017

  In a new  Allentown Morning Call op-ed, a psychology researcher who specializes in trauma suffered by animals in laboratories calls on Congress to end abusive dog experiments at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  The widely-read newspaper covers the congressional districts of Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-CA) and Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA). Both Congressmen serve on the...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 11 May 2017

UPDATE (6/9/17): Following WCW’s campaign and pressure from Rep. Lieu, 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 Congressman Ted Lieu (D-CA) is a U.S. Air Force Veteran who represents the Congressional district where the Los Angeles V.A....

Posted by Justin Goodman | 11 May 2017

  A former Department of Veterans Affairs attorney and Republican staff director of the House Veterans Affairs Committee isn’t pulling punches when it comes to the V.A.’s abuse of dogs in wasteful experiments. In a new commentary published in the influential beltway outlet The Hill, Rory Riley-Topping–a veterans advocate and Doberman rescuer–takes the Greater Los Angeles...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 08 May 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 Over the past two months, White Coat Waste Project’s national “Prisoners of Waste” campaign has exposed wasteful and cruel taxpayer-funded dog experiments at Veterans Affairs...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 02 May 2017

  When neighbors and employees of the McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in Richmond, Virginia go to fill up their gas tanks, they’ll be confronted with the awful truth about the federal facility’s abuse of dogs in wasteful and secretive experiments. As part of White Coat Waste Project’s national ad campaign calling out VA’s taxpayer-funded dog...

Posted by Anthony Bellotti | 27 April 2017

Last week, White Coat Waste Project launched a national ad campaign targeting the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) deadly, wasteful and secretive taxpayer-funded dog experiments with a billboard outside of the Cleveland VA. The ad campaign is supported in part by a generous in-kind grant from the PVBLIC Foundation. Today, as reported in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 25 April 2017

  UPDATED May 15, 2017 As first reported by POLITICO, the Government Accountability Office has agreed to audit the causes and extent of the funding transparency violations first documented in the Ivy League Flunkers report released last month by White Coat Waste Project and Restore Accountability. The report found that 100% of Ivy League press releases...