Animal Testing Effects

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aAnimals play a huge role in human society in many different settings such as commercially or in the media and many more.
This can be beneficial to humans however in the long run this can be damaging to animals and their lives. In this report I will discuss how animals are used in human culture and the effect it has on their welfare.

Animal testing and Fur production
Firstly, there are many different ways animals are being tested on every day, whether it’s cosmetic or medical. By using animals, scientists can determine how the developing medication or cosmetic piece will have an effect on the body. The global resource for scientific evidence in animal research states that animals and humans share illnesses so animals can be used as models …show more content…

It can have positive and negative effects on animals.
According to Robinson, A 2010, when 101 Dalmatians came out in the 1990’s many people wanted a Dalmatian. This helped the breed expand and gave dogs a home however on the other side, not a lot of the people who brought one knew how to look after one properly. Many where euthanised from overbreeding and the lack of competent owners.
Also on film sets, the animals aren’t always treated the best they can be. The hobbit, Life is Pi and luck are just few of many filming sets which have put animal’s lives at risk or killed them. On life is Pi, the tiger that was used nearly drowned after being pulled to the side by a rope. The hobbit is known for around 27 animals needlessly dying from dehydration, exhaustion and drowning. (Independent, 2013)

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Around 420 horses are just raced to death each year, 38% of those dying on the actual course. If they are injured or unable to be raced, they are killed or abandoned. In the UK, 3.5 thousand horses are retired each year and 1/3 of these are slaughtered for meat, however 300 racehorses die on a British track with also thousands abandoned due to no longer being fast enough. In the Grand National less than half of those who start the race will finish. In 2015, 40 horses finished the race, and around 15 didn’t, 8 of which fell during the race (Telegraph, 2015). Animal rights action, 2015 stated 38 horses in the Grand National since 2000 have been killed at the 3 day meeting at

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