Expanding Our Horizons – Animal Welfare Concerns

1112 WordsJun 24, 20185 Pages
After a state of the art breakthrough at a scientific laboratory, several tested animals became capable of human intellectual capabilities and emotions. During an unseen event, they escape the facility, no longer remaining hostage as test experiments. Ten years pass and now the roles have reversed. These super hybrid animals are now the top of the food chain and humans are their pawns. In a reversal of roles, zoos now hold humans in depicted natural environments and local grocery and department stores are farms where forced humans eat, breed, and slaughter for animal consumption. This change of events became due to years of neglected rights and abuse to the animals. Sounds like the next Hollywood blockbuster movie, right? The…show more content…
The lack of research and public knowledge greatly hindered considerations for animal welfare including fair and ethical treatment. In order for us as humans to understand animals more thoroughly, more research studies are required in order to examine the similarities of animal and human relations. We can further relate with animals if we understand they too have emotions similar to ours and not outcast them due to their species classification. Even as studies and research conducted prove great and remarkable results, the public should be aware of the information generated. With the public aware of such studies, we can finally relate to animals and take in their considerations of how they feel in certain situations. The implications of this are vast ranging from common household pets, livestock, to even captive animals within a zoo. Learning these studies and making this knowledge available to the public could provide helpful insight as what to do in treating situations such as coming across a bear in the wild. Research roles of animals have been very beneficial to the human race. Within case studies of animals, such items as vaccinations, cardiovascular bypass surgery, and treatments for cancer have become possible (Medina, 2008). It is important to understand the welfare for animals and the research involved within the process is

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