The Ongoing Issue of Animal Cruelty, Abuse, and Animal Testing

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Animal cruelty is an ongoing issue in today’s society. When we listen to the news and hear about these animals being starved, beaten, and treated poorly our hearts drop and we get a lump in our throat holding back the tears. We see these animals suffer, we see the pain in their eyes begging for our help, we want to put an end to this but we fail to see the bigger picture. Animal cruelty is a more severe and extreme than we think it is. Animal cruelty just is not owners beating their pets. Animal cruelty is animal testing. Scientist performs experiments on these animals that have no voice, no control, no way to stop what is happening to them. These animals are helpless, innocent creatures that have no idea why this is happening to them. These animals are enduring pain they are being deformed, having body parts mutilated, and many are killed. There are many organizations today such as PETA fighting to improve animal welfare but cruelty still continues. Animal testing needs to be completely banned or modified so the animals do not suffer. Scientific experiments on animals are cruel and unethical. These tests done on animals do not yield positive results that are beneficial to humans.

Animal testing has been round since early Greek and Roman civilization. Animal dissection was performed in order to obtain more knowledge of the human anatomy. Animal anatomy is similar to human anatomy but while performing these operations on animals. Physicians feel no sympathy for these
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