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...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 25 April 2017

  White Coat Waste Project has repeatedly documented how difficult—and often impossible—it is to determine how much taxpayer money is being spent on wasteful and cruel animal experiments. Often, the problem is due to inadequate reporting requirements, and we’ve been working with a bipartisan coalition of Congress members to investigate, audit and remedy this. Other...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 18 April 2017

  Brave whistleblowers have been responsible for exposing rampant waste, fraud and abuse at the Department of Veterans Affairs, including veterans dying while desperately waiting for treatment, falsifying wait time records, and the agency’s plans to throw out 500,000 veterans’ applications for medical care. White Coat Waste Project has recently uncovered evidence of violations of federal animal...

Posted by Justin Goodman | 17 April 2017

  Thanks to a generous in-kind ad grant from the PVBLIC Foundation, to coincide with tax week, White Coat Waste Project (WCW) has launched a national ad campaign calling on the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to stop forcing Americans to pay for its cruel and wasteful heart attack studies and other experiments on dogs. As...