Essay on Animal Experimentation Is Cruel, Inhumane, And Unnecessary

1556 Words Dec 13th, 2016 7 Pages
Animal Experimentation Millions of animals are used everyday for scientific experimentation. This practice has been around for years dating back as far back as 500 BC. People of ancient times would want to experiment on animals just out of curiosity. Understandable, but has created such a dilemma in today’s society. There are many arguments going back and forth on if animal testing should be continued or stopped due to the reality of it all. The reality is that animal testing is cruel, inhumane, and unnecessary. Is it worth it? Does it really help us? Should it be stopped? Are there dangers to it or misconceptions? Despite being around for so long, it’s not worth it and doesn’t really help us. The experimentation of animals should indeed be stopped, banned even. There are dangers to this practice as well as it being cruel and inhumane, but still no one seems to listen. No one truly understands how much these animals suffer day to day locked in small and barren cages. Using these animals for our own needs is unacceptable though understandable. Using these animals for our own personal use may seem beneficial, but it can be avoided. The truth is that we don’t need to rely on animal testing to see if a product is good enough to release to the public. There are countless of reasons why animal testing should be stopped.
As said in my introduction, animal testing has been around for centuries. A french chemist named Louis Pasteur had administered anthrax to sheep to show…

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