National Anti-Vivisection Society

The National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) is dedicated to ending the exploitation of animals used in science. NAVS promotes greater compassion, respect and justice for animals through educational and advocacy programs based on respected ethical, scientific and legal theory. Supported by extensive documentation of the cruelty and waste of vivisection, NAVS works to increase public awareness about animal experimentation, to promote positive solutions that advance humane science, to support the development of alternatives to the use of animals, and in cooperation with like-minded individuals and groups, to effect changes which help to end the unnecessary suffering of animals.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(3/4)|88.33 Score


(3/4)|83.78 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|97 Score



Headquarter Address

444 N. Wells St.
Suite 406
Chicago, IL 60654