American Greetings pulls chimpanzee greeting cards

CLEVELAND, Ohio – In response to criticism from PETA about featuring chimpanzees on some of its greeting cards, American Greetings Corp. said it is pulling those cards and purging stock images from its files that feature a popular chimpanzee named “Connor.” […]

Monkeys as service animals being questioned

After getting advice from the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, a Louisiana lawmaker says he is considering dropping his proposal to allow monkeys to be used as service animals for people with disabilities. […]

NIH vowed to move chimps to sanctuary, so why do so many remain?

Jody” was used for breeding and biomedical research. (Ted S. Warren/AP) Nearly three years after the National Institutes of Health announced that hundreds of chimpanzees held for invasive medical experiments would be retired to a sanctuary, relatively few have been so […]

Storm Aid 2015

In the early morning hours of February 6, 2015 Chimps Inc. was hit by a devastating wind storm that lasted into the evening…[more]

New Executive Director at Chimps Inc.

November 20, 2014 Chimps Inc. Announces New Executive Director The Board of Directors of Chimps Inc. is pleased to announce that Marla O’Donnell has been appointed the new Executive Director.  Marla has over seventeen years in leadership experience, having built […]

NIH Must Reconsider Decision

The North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance (NASPA) is calling on the National Institutes of Health to reconsider its decision announced today to move 100 chimpanzees from New Iberia to San Antonio rather than sending them to a legitimate sanctuary. While […]

Research Chimps to Retire to Louisiana Sanctuary

BY: JENNY MARDER The NIH announced plans on Tuesday to move more than 100 chimpanzees from the New Iberia Research Center into retirement at Chimp Haven, a 200-acre chimpanzee sanctuary in Louisiana. It’s the latest in a series of moves […]

Federal judge upholds Ohio’s new exotic-animal law

By ANN SANNER and KANTELE FRANKO | Associated Press – Thu, Dec 20, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge upheld Ohio’s new restrictions on exotic animals on Thursday after several owners sued the state over the law, which […]

Great Ape Research Decision

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will finalize plans for what to do with its remaining research chimpanzees by the end of March, Wired Science reported. The decision follows years of arguments over the scientific value and ethical implications of […]