Essay on The Use of Animal Research

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How will animal research tell us the outcomes of the human body? How can we live longer and healthier lives with the use of animals? Do animals have a link to the human body that we are able to prove that trying new drugs or new cosmetics will be a benefit for us? I disagree. I believe we test on animals to figure out what are the possible outcomes for humans; however, the use of animals is cruel and unnecessary because they do not have a similar body system as humans do.
We use at least a millions animals such as: mice, rats, rabbits, primates and even household pets like cats and dogs (Animal Testing 101). Many of our drugs that we tested on animals have not been approved for humans, yet so many animals died or suffer from many
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Now for some of the cons would be like, after we have tested on animal we would euthanized them, some are wounded really badly and some might die during the testing, they live in captivity and so much more. Also these animals are kept in unnatural conditions which can cause changes in behavior and appetite (The Pro's and Cons). If the animals we are using to do experimentation on have these changes, they can have a different reaction to the new drug. Not everything that we test on animals will help the human population because the animal's body system is very different than to a human body system thus the new product or drug may not be beneficial for us. Some argument about animal research is how it is good for us. Animal testing has been helpful for those needed treatment and also came up with new cures like tuberculosis, typhus, and the function of our neurons (Benefits Pro-test: Standing up For Science). At the University of Washington, the Board of Regents have now just build a building underground and order more animals to be tested on. The building cost just about $123 million just to build this facility (Seattle Times). They believe that if they are going to continue to do research that it is reasonable to have the correct facility and the proper tools to continue their field of work, even though it is costing large amounts of money. When people heard about what the University was
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