Should Animals Be Used For Scientific Research? Is It Humanly?

Throughout history, Man has used his intelligence to make animals work for him. The dog, for instance, is invaluable to Man for its faithful nature, its agility and its keen sense of smell. The blind uses the dog to lead them. The customs department uses Alsatians to sniff out drugs. Hunters use dogs to sniff out their prey. In snowbound places like Alaska, dogs are used to pull sledges. In a sense, dogs are almost indispensable to humans. Yet, Man has found ways to abuse the poor creature. In fact, other animals like cats, frogs, mice, cows and rabbits also share the same fate.
Every life created by God is equal. Who are we to have the right to use these innocent, defenceless creatures ...

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animal-testing users. They clearly propose that animals should not be used in scientific researches and with no doubt, my vote is with them.
Let me start with the so-called ‘man best friend’. Did you know that most experiments done on dogs are conducted without anaesthetics? Dogs are most commonly employed for toxicity tests which rarely use any form of pain relief. This is because experiments can last for weeks or months and, in any case, an anaesthetic may interfere with the test substance, so making it even more difficult to make the data relevant to people. Although the findings from safety tests are usually kept secret for commercial reasons, the UK's Centre for Medicines Research has compiled information from industry sources which list symptoms and injuries experienced by dogs during drug trials. These included vomiting, diarrhoea, convulsions, shivering, anorexia and hyper-excitement; plus eye, liver, kidney, heart and lung damage, and of course death. Tell me, which part ...

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