Essay Animal Cruelty

916 Words May 27th, 2013 4 Pages
Should animals be used for research? Isn’t it animal cruelty?

To test cosmetics, cleaners and other products, hundreds of thousands of animals are poisoned, blinded and killed every year. In circuses, animals are being tortured cruelly. This has been an argumentative issue for a long time. Some argue testing on some animals now will prevent lots of human suffering and save lives in the future. Others say it is unethical and cruel. Still, everyone agrees that millions of animals are subjected to unbearable pain in labs. Also most of people agree with animals tortured cruelly in circuses, they take it as an entertainment for themselves. And that thousands of them die. Before 1986, only four states had felony animal cruelty laws.
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Spread awareness of neutering and spraying. This not only increases an animal’s life, but it also helps keep unwanted dogs and cats out of shelters.
Psychological studies have shown that people who inflict harm to animals just for pleasure are more likely to do so to humans too. In circuses many animals are treated very badly. No animals wants or likes to ride cycle, stand upright on their head, jump through fire rings or balance on balls and so on. But animals in circuses have no choice other than doing so. Else they are tortured by the trainer. Trainers use hunter, whips or even electric pads to torture them in order to train the animals. This is a serious type of animal cruelty.
Central government has banned dancing bears. Dancing bears are also very cruelly tortured by Qualandars or madaris to teach them dance. The physical injuries are also done to them. Animals used in film making or cinematography are often treated badly. With no food given to eat they are exploited horribly for work. In action scenes, animals are treated horribly. They often met with serious injuries which are also not treated. Many times animals die in these action scenes. Although there are laws to protect usage of animals in film making, but they are hardly enforced and followed by film makers.
Birds are kept in cages. Not only this, the cages are small, not well ventilated, and

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