Briefings, booklets and reports
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- Animal experiments
- Animal farming
- Horse racing
- Living without cruelty
- Supporting Animal Aid
- The Case Against Animal Experiments
This report makes the scientific case against the use of animals in biomedical research.
A4, 24pp, 2015.
- Don’t Leave a Legacy of Suffering
Don’t leave money in your will to a charity that funds animal experiments
- Science Corrupted
This report exposes the appalling animal suffering and immense squandering of scientific resources in the GM mouse revolution.
A4, 44pp, 2013. Available for download only
- Victims of Charity
Report looking into the animal research funded by Cancer Research UK, British Heart Foundation, Alzheimer’s Society and Parkinson’s UK; finding not only appalling suffering, but also a lack of significant health benefits to people.
A4, 46pp, 2011
- Making a Killing
Report on how drug company greed is harming people and animals
A4, 54pp, 2008
- Animals: The Hidden Victims of War
The use of animals in warfare and weapons research
A5, 24pp, 2006
- Human Tissue Research
A4, 4pp, 2010. Available for download only
- Your Guide to Going Vegan
A guide to animal-free shopping, cooking and eating. Includes 11 recipes from breakfast to pudding.
A5, 44pp, 2017
- Meat-Free! Feed four for under a fiver
Report looking at the true cost of meat. Also contains recipes for a weeks’ worth of meals each costing less than five pounds.
A5, 32pp, 2015
- Young Veggies
Basic guide to vegetarianism for young people
A5, 16pp, 2012
- The Uncounted Dead: Farming’s unofficial victims
A4, 48pp, 2014
- The trouble with animal farming
A5, 16 pp, 2011
- Is Factory Farming Making You Sick? A guide to animal diseases and their impact on human health
A5, 24pp, first published 2010, revised 2014
- Dark Waters
Report examining the impact of eating fish on animal welfare, human health and the environment
A5, 40pp, 2013
- The trouble with racing
A summary booklet outlining the problems with the horse racing industry.
A5, 14pp, 2011
- Beaten to the Line
Our 2010 report looking at the use of the whip in horse racing.
A4, 12pp, 2010.
- Bred to Death
Our special report on how the racing industry’s drive for profit and glory is ruining the Thoroughbred horse.
A5, 38pp, 2006
- This Unsporting Life – Race Horse Deaths in British Racing
Animal Aid investigation into racehorse deaths in British racing
A4, 26pp, 2005. Available for download only
- A Hiding to Nothing – the Use of the Whip in British Horse Racing
Analysis of the use of the whip in British horse racing
A4, 34pp, 2004. Available for download only
- Calling the Shots: the power and privledge of the grouse-shooting elite
Our investigation into the public subsidies paid to millionaire grouse shoot owners
A4, 28pp, 2013
Calling the Shots 2014
The 2014 dossier updates Animal Aid’s in-depth 2013 report on the grouse shooting industry. It reveals that wealthy moorland shoot owners are receiving even more financial and regulatory encouragement to wreak havoc on sensitive moorland habitats.
A4, 13pp, 2014
- Gunning for Children: How the gun lobby recruits young blood
A4, 12pp, 2012
- How to Oppose Shooting: A Practical Guide
Our guide offers clear advice on how human victims of so-called sport shooting can curb the worst excesses and seek remedies.
A4, 40pp, 2010
- The Trouble with Shooting
About the mass-production of pheasants, partridges and ducks, destined to become feathered targets for shooters, plus details on grouse moor management.
A5, 14pp, 2010
- Cheap Shots
How the bird shooting industry deprives the public purse. Companion dossier to Feathering Their Nests
A4, 4pp, 2006. Available for download only
- Assault and Battery
The nightmare existence of battery-caged ‘game birds’
A5, 30pp, 2005
- Feathering Their Nests
How the pheasant industry deprives the public purse
A4, 12pp, 2002. Available for download only
- Alternatives to Culling
Effective, cost-efficient ways in which local councils can deter wild species
A4, 24pp, 2012
- With Extreme Prejudice: the culling of British wildlife
Outlines the reasons why some British species are put on cull lists and offers a defence.
A5, 64pp, 2007. Available for download only
Living Without Cruelty
- Animals and Us
Information booklet on animal rights
A5, 16pp, 2014
- Compassionate Christmas
Guide to festive animal-friendly fashion, food and fun
Supporting Animal Aid
- Legacy Booklet
Guide to leaving a legacy to Animal Aid