The Harmful Effects Of Animal Testing On Animals

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It is beyond my understanding how that cute dog in the window of that store could be one of the 115 million animals that are tested on every year in the U.S. Behind those cute puppy eyes may be a whole world of pain. Animal testing can be using anything on animals from lipstick to medicine to dangerous chemicals. Testing has been going on as early as 1832 (according to this picture on of a dog geting cut into for research.) and has been continuing for years. Animals are getting tossed into testing, unaware of what is happening to them without choice. Testing may not even be helpful to humans, rendering it useless to hurt animals for. (41 seconds)

Some say animals may benefit from animal testing but the products
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Studies over the years has shown that animal and human reaction to drugs aren’t the same. According to the website, it says that “The 1950’s sleeping pill caused 10,00 babies to be born with severe deformities was tested on animals before release.” How do we know that animal testing can hurt or help us more. In the same website it says,“It caused 27,000 heart attacks and cardiac arrest deaths (on humans) before being pulled from the market.” “All animals, including humans, have a right to lives of dignity and respect, without forced instruction.” This is a quote said by Marc Bekoff showing that animals should have as much as rights as…show more content…
Bible Proverbs 12:0 states; “A righteous [man] regardeth the life of his beast”. Not to mention, hindu doctrine teaches no harm to other beings and buddhist doctrine prohibits harm to animals. All of these doctrines suggest that animals shouldn’t be harmed. Out of the ten boys and ten girls (a survey taken at pg school), seventeen people agreed that animal testing should be banned and only three people said that it should continue. If the majority of people in Plum Grove agree that animal testing should be banned, then how many people around the world will band together to ban animal testing? In the website a statement from MAC was realesed it said; “We are proud that we were one of the first cosmetic companies to establish that cosmetic safety can be demonstrated by non‐animal testing methods. Our company and all of our brands remain dedicated to the elimination of animal testing on all cosmetic products and ingredients worldwide. We believe that animal testing should not be needed to validate safety of cosmetic products or ingredients and we are encouraging the use of alternatives and the elimination of such animal testing globally.” If major companies like MAC are refusing to use animals to test their products, shouldn't we
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