NZAVS and SAFE have joined forces to ask the NZ Government to not only ban the Forced Swim Test in NZ but to also conduct a full review and evaluation on the validity of animal tests used for psychological tests in NZ. Using animals to try and predict human outcomes makes no sense. Read more about the Forced Swim Test and why it needs to be outlawed in NZ here.
To help the many people suffering from addiction and depression, researchers should be looking at human-relevant studies, not torturing and nearly drowning mice and rats. Sign the petition today!