Pros And Cons Of Animal Testing

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Throughout time humans have tested many types of things on animals to see if it is safe for humans to use. Today many companies that produce products like shampoo, drugs and many other products test their products on animals before they will sell it to the public. In china it is mandatory for all products to be tested on animals before they reach the public. Throughout recent years animal experimentation has become a very controversial topic. Many people say that animal testing is an evil and cruel thing to do to animals, But many people say that animal testing is a necessary evil because we need to know if products today are safe to use on humans.
“Over 100 million animals are burned, crippled, poisoned, and abused in US labs every year” (PETA). One of the many reasons that animal testing is a cruel thing to do. In China where animal testing is mandatory, 37 dogs were burned with napalm, 26 dogs were burned so severely their brains swelled, and 24 dogs were deliberately scalded and suffered steam inhalation injuries” (NAVS). They burn the animals so they can look at their organs after to see what happens to them.
Most drugs that pass animal testing don't work on humans because the are too dangerous or they won’t work at all. “92% of experimental drugs that are safe and effective in animals fail in human clinical …show more content…

Humans should invest in finding a different way of finding out if these products are safe on humans."lethal dose" tests, in which animals are forced to swallow large amounts of a test chemical to determine the dose that causes death.” Many animals are forced to endure the pain and suffering we cause, to see how much of this chemical we know is toxic would kill

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