Many people all over the world have been using animals for their common good whether if its food, transportation, and/or companionship. All of my life, I have owned a canine. Currently, I am a proud owner of a Bichon Frise’, named Rocky. I love my dog with all my heart; However, if I am faced with a scenario where my mother would die of heart failure and my dog was a match for her, I would put my dog to sleep to save her life. Therefore, I support xenotransplantation. Speaking as an animal lover, I understand the sacrifice, pain, and demoralization that one can be faced with to save a loved one.
“Xenotransplantation is any procedure that involves the transplantation, implantation or infusion into a human recipient of either (a) live cells,…show more content… The essence of the issues is if animals are being subjected to medical research against their will; is liable to say that we don’t place a high value on living things that are outside our human race? Subjecting animals to experiments that we would not consider ethically feasible to apply to humans. There are limitations that are placed legally to protect humanity. When considering animals for experimentation, there are no legal guidelines that restrict scientists from harming them. Ascribing animals to a lower moral status because of their lack of intelligence, communication skills, and human relations; taking advantage of them are quite easy. “According to the “Moral Theory of Animals, “there are two types of approaches that support this idea. One approach starts from the position that the interests of animals, particularly in avoiding suffering, should be taken into account when judging whether it is acceptable to use them for medical purposes that benefit human beings. The second approach argues that animals, like human beings, have rights that must be respected when considering their use for such purposes.” (Stanford