Animal Experimentation Essay

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The topic that I am researching is Animal experimentation. Animal experimentation is any scientific experiment or test where a live animal is forced to go through something that most likely to cause them pain, suffering, distress, or lasting harm. These are procedures that are performed on living animals for purposes of research in basic biology and diseases, assessing the effectiveness of new medicinal products, and testing the human health or environmental safety of consumer and industrial products such as cosmetics or household cleaners. Some common procedures are…
Forcing chemical exposure in toxicity testing, which can include oral force-feeding, forced inhalation, skin or injection into the abdomen, and or muscle.
Exposure to drugs,
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It is required by law to have all drugs tested on animals before they can be tested on humans. They test on animals to make sure human patients are given a safe dose of a drug. Some patients feel safe and are more likely to trust medicines if they know that they have…show more content…
We should introduce alternatives, because sometimes Animals and Humans don’t react the same way. One example of this is the drug, TGN1412, it was tested on animals and in humans, all the human patients suffered life-threatening side-effects which didn’t appear in animals. Scientists have developed alternatives. Some scientists are using synthetic (fake) skin to see how a drug travels through the skin, or others use human cell cultures to test how a drug

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