Each Year, More Than 100 Million Animals Including Rats,

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Each year, more than 100 million animals including rats, mice, fish, cats, hamsters, and birds are killed in U.S. laboratories. The reasons behind the killings of these innocent animals are for biology lessons, medical training, drug, food, and cosmetics testing. Animals are used to test commercial products as well as scientific developments. Using animals to test the safety of products and in research has been a topic of debate for years and it will continue for many more years if it does not come to an end. Although humans sometimes benefit from successful animal research and testing. The deaths, pain, and suffering of these innocent animals are not worth the possibility of human benefits. Animals were not given the voice to speak out,…show more content…
The stress of living their isolated lives have causes many of these animals to begin unseen behavior such as pulling out their hair, biting at their own skin, and inflicting pain upon themselves. These are not ideal conditions for any living and breathing animal to go through. These animals not being able to taken for granted and are pushed to their limits of life, animal testing should be stopped because it violates the rights of animals.

To explain more, testing of products on animals is no longer needed because viable alternatives are available. In vitro testing, are cellular tests that are done inside a test tube, for example, studying cell structures and the rate at which cells grown in a petri dish. This can produce more relevant results than animal testing because human cells can be used. Researchers have also developed a wide range of computer models that simulate human biology and the progression of diseases in a human body. These accurate computer models can predict the way that new drugs will react in the human body and replace the use of animals for testing. Lastly, we can get more accurate results with simply testing on humans. This is a method called “microdosing” it can provide vital information on the safety of an experimental drug and how the effects are on a smaller group or certiain population of humans prior to large amout of human trials. Volunteers are given an extremely small one-time drug dose, of the experimental drug

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