Experiments : Experiments Or Cruelty?

1267 Words Nov 1st, 2015 6 Pages
Hoover 1
Chelsea Hoover
Ryan Davis
English 101
11 October 2015
Experiments or Cruelty?
There are many ways for humans and animals to communicate and interact, and not all of them are being negative or positive. The main thing humans can do is to be aware of the human, non-human relationship. Some choose to turn a blind eye to the inhumane ways animals are used in today’s society. It really is a complex, love-hate relationship between the two. Everyday animals such as mice, rabbits, monkeys, and even cats and dogs are used for inhumane purposes such as testing and experimentation. “More than 100 million animals every year suffer and die in cruel chemical, drug, food, and cosmetics tests as well as in biology lessons, medical training exercises, and curiosity-driven medical experiments at universities.” ("Animal Testing 101." PETA. Web. 13 Oct. 2015. .) These animals are tested by large brands such as Clorox, Avon, Glade and many more. “Mice and rats are forced to inhale toxic fumes, dogs are force-fed pesticides, and rabbits have corrosive chemicals rubbed onto their skin and eyes.” (“Animal Testing 101. “ PETA.) During cosmetic testing, many different animals are used for different reactions to the product. The tested product can be mascara, shampoo, and cologne. 32 guinea pigs or 16 mice
Hoover 2 are used for skin sensation such as rashes, ulcers, inflammation, and itchiness. 7 rats are tested for oral toxicity through force feeding resulting in diarrhea,…
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