Animal Testing And Experimentation : A Protective Effect On Hearts Of Animals

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ANIMAL TESTING AND EXPERIMENTATION
Vioxx was tested to have a protective effect on hearts of animals, but it caused more than 27,000 heart attacks and cardiac deaths before it was pulled off of the shelf.

Animal testing and Experimentation
According to humane society international (2015), every year more than 100 million animals are killed in the U.S laboratories for testing and experimentation. The most common animals used for testing are mice, fish, rats, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, farm animals, birds, cats, dogs and monkeys says hsi.org (2014). They are used for many different things. Aldf.org (2013) states that, testing on chimpanzees is banned from the UK. There is only two countries that have not banned them from being tested on and the US is one of them. Ian Murnaghan BSc (2015), states that animal testing became a big deal in 1922 when animal testing allowed for insulin to be isolated from dogs. People often argue if animal testing is wrong or if it is useful and okay to do. Animal experimentation is wrong, torturous and painful.

ANIMAL TESTING AND EXPERIMENTATION
This is a table of animals used in research labs in 2014. Given the assumptions made above, it is likely that dogs, cats and non-human primates together account for 1% or less of the animals used in research every year.
Animal experimentation is cruel in so many ways. According to neavs.org (2015), animals are subjected to experiments that include everything from testing new drugs to…

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