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 its decades-old dog breeding program.
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 Coat Waste Project was recently contacted by an Iraq war veteran living at the Los Angeles V.A., where WCW and Congress recently exposed deadly dog experiments. As he told WCW and a reporter with the Daily Mail:
he often hear dogs barking, and often sees them being taken out, one by one, for just five minutes at a time in the concrete, barren backyard behind the center which is next to the VA neurological research center. But the veteran…did not realize what was happening until he read a report by the White Coat Waste Project.
After he read a recent LA Times article about WCW’s work with Congress to expose and stop the Los Angeles VA’s dog experiments, he started taking photos and came forward. He told the Daily Mail:
It’s heart-breaking,’ the veteran said. ‘It’s like a house of horrors.
Dogs are so beautiful, especially to veterans. And people just don’t know what’s going on.
I have a therapy dog that help me with my PTSD. Having a therapy dog has been a huge part of getting me back into society, becoming a productive citizen again.
We use dogs for war, we use dogs for therapy, and now we are going to hurt them? It’s kind of an insult for them to do what they are doing to these dogs in our name.
I think it’s outrageous. People need to know what is happening.
More than 300,000 veterans, service members, and other citizens have written to Congress in support of WCW’s campaign to cut taxpayer funding for wasteful and deadly government dog experiments. If you haven’t yet, email your congress members now.
Stop unnecessary & cruel experiments on dogs. Free the lab dogs & allow them the life they deserve.
This is horrible.
Put the money on our Veterans instead of this outdated so called “research”.
THIS is DISGUSTING and as a taxpayer I want NO part in these HORRORS or ANY cruelty against the innocent for any reason ‼️‼️
Stop your torture…. for those who do this, there is a special kind of hell for you!!!!
Just sick & evil
Disgraceful disgusting barbaric and we wonder why the world is a barbaric evil place. We will all be judged by our treatment of the animals and other living things that share the world with us..the treatment 8f animals is a direct reflection of how one treats others….we are our own demise </3
Please stop this horrid experimentation on poor innocent dogs.
Stop this sick thing!
You f’in ass holes
What the hell is a matter with you jerks
Researchers have found that doing experiments on dogs and any animals do not signifantcly produce cures. Perhaps, the cures might work with dogs (which is doubtful) but won’t work with man at all and may indeed cause serious medical side-effects that are no noted in animal research. Uhh, remember the make-up of dogs is significanly different from humans. I would propose doing such experiments on cold-blooded killers, child molester and such and those who commit treason to this country of ours…..then, I am sure that we will have the proper methods of medicines that will truly work for human beings.
Moral incompetence within government.
The inhuman humans are at it again!!!
Cruelty once again rampant!!
STOP THE MADNESS!! THERE IS NO REASON AT ALL TO PERFORM CRUEL “EXPERIMENTS” ON HEALTHY DOGS! THEY ARE NOT HUMAN, AND WILL NOT PROVIDE ANY CURE FOR HUMAN MALADIES! THIS IS JUST BLATANT CRUELTY!! THIS FACILITY SHOULD BE FINED HEAVILY FOR YEARS OF THIS SECRETIVE CRUELTY, WITH THE MONEY GOING TO VETERANS AS IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN! AND THEN CLOSED FOREVER!!!
This is a disgrace to veterans as well as to the United States. For such an advanced society you would think the VA would know by now that experiments on dogs r of no value. And in my personal opinion the people doing the experiments are just sadists being funded by the government. I did not vote for my taxes to go to this outdated inhumanity. I refuse to believe this is beneficial to anyone.
Evil!!!!! Shame on the govt. Stop this now
Please have mercy of these innocent sentient beings. We as humans can not, and will not find peace if the most innocents are treated this way.
We as humans have the undeniable responsibility to protect and care for them. Thanks
This is insane! The VA knows these experiments do not benefit humans. I did not vote for my hard earned money to go towards this outdated research. Stop the torture now!
This is pure evil. He hears these poor fur babies cries. This must and will end by His Hands.