Why Is Animal Testing Cruel And Inhumane

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Over 6,000,000 dogs and cats were killed on US roads last year. Shocking? Your heart crushes when you hear that number about your fur babies that are at home. Well, each year 100 million animals die from animal testing each year. If you hate so much that animals are dying on the roads by accident, why can’t we do something about animals that are dying in the hands of our people? (https://animal-testing.procon.org) Animal testing is cruel and inhumane. Animals used in experiments are commonly subjected to force feeding, forced inhalation, food and water deprivation, prolonged periods of physical restraint, the infliction of burns and other wounds to study the healing process, the infliction of pain to study its effects and remedies, and “killing by carbon dioxide asphyxiation, neck breaking, decapitation, or other means” The Draize eye test, used by cosmetics companies to evaluate irritation caused by shampoos and other products, involves rabbits being incapacitated in stocks with their eyelids held open by clips, sometimes for multiple says, so they cannot blink away the products being tested. (https://www.peta.org/issues/animals-used-for-experimentation/alternatives-animal-testing/)
A method called “microdosing” can provide vital information on the safety of an experiment drug and how it is metabolized in humans prior to large-scale human trials. Volunteers are given an extremely small one-time drug does, and sophisticated imaging techniques are used to monitor how
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