Last Chance for Animals (LCA) 2014
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Last Chance for Animals (LCA)
December 2014

NIH no longer funding research on dogs bought from Class B dealers

As of October 2014, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest funder of biomedical research in the U.S., has stopped funding research involving dogs bought from USDA licensed Class B dealers, who sell "random dogs" for research. LCA's undercover investigation of stolen dogs at a call B dealer spurred this decision.

LCA Supplies equipment for Africa's mountain gorillas

Thanks to your support, in 2014 the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) received and installed a new Motorola Aerial System complete with 11 VHF Aerial Outstations, 11 Motorola DP4400 VHR Desk Top Units and 50 Motorola Dp2400 BFH Portable Digital Radios. This badly needed equipment will allow the UWA to vastly increase the coverage and speed of their monitoring communications - which is essential to their dangerous but life-saving work protecting almost half of the remaining 880 mountain gorillas in the world. 

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