START will be participating in the upcoming PrideFest, a huge two-day event, June 25-26. We need lots of volunteers for staffing our information booth. Please help spread the word about animal rights at this positive and productive event!

We need volunteers for PrideFest - June 25-26

START Board Member honored by PETA!Chemical safety act will phase out animal useDon’t forget MO has a pet-friendly plate

START’s own, Dana Stilwell, is this year’s winner in the TeachKind Teacher Appreciation Contest! Dana is a hard worker for START, and a dedicated and compassionate teacher, as well.

The newly signed Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act will mean an end (albeit gradual) to animal use in chemical testing.

Did you know MO has a pet-friendly license plate that helps fund spay and neuter services? Check it out, and get yours today!

Can you help get the word out that Wash U stubbornly refuses to use 21st Century training methods?

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Stray kitten takes over on-location set!

This is a ‘saddest news of the day’ piece - a depressed orangutan shares a treat with other depressed primates

Can you help at these upcoming events?

Who would have guessed trapping for fur is actually increasing? In fact, it has risen 20% since 2004. We need to do a better job of exposing the truth about this hideous practice, because wildlife agencies continue to promote it through misinformation.

Fur trapping on the


We have been using laptops to show compelling videos at our booths. Do you have one to spare?

Please let us know!

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