Essay On Animal Testing On Animals

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We All Have Rights Did you know that about over 100 million animals are burned, crippled, poisoned, and abused in US labs every year. The reason these animals die is because they are experimented on but half of the time the experiment does not even work. Scientist use animals for medical research to try and find a cure for a disease. All different kind of animals are tested but mostly they are mice, rats, monkeys, and rabbits. Scientist test all different kind of drugs on the animal to see if they can cure the disease the animal has, if it works on the animals it might have a chance to work on humans. The problem is that the chance is really small. Medical research should not be tested on animals because almost all the experiments that are tested on animals are too harmful…show more content…
For example it states this in this quote, “In one case, an AIDS vaccine that was shown to be effective in monkeys failed in human clinical trials because it did not prevent people from developing AIDS, and some believe that it made them more susceptible to the disease” (Thompson). This is explaining that the vaccine they used on the monkey was successful but when they tried it on the human it failed. They believed that instead of the vaccine helping it made the disease worse. So why should they test on animals when the vaccine that works on animals would not work on humans. Another quote also states this, “The Food and Drug Administration reported that 92 out of every 100 drugs that pass animal tests fail in humans” (PETA). This is showing that 92% of all the drugs that help the animals get cured did not help the humans at all. The drug fails on the human but is successful on the animal. Over all using animals for medical research is pointless because the drugs or vaccines that work on the animals barely work on humans because they are too dangerous and don have an

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