Animal Testing Should Not Be Banned Essay

1365 Words Jan 7th, 2016 6 Pages
Over 100 million animals are killed each year by money-hungry corporations just to test animals for products. There should be other ways to test products instead of using animals. In most cases, animal testing is unreliable, cruel, and even dangerous . Different scientists have been trying to find different alternatives instead of using animals for testing. Many ethical, scientific businesses are offering different incentives to companies to help decrease the number of animals being tested on for human benefit. Companies should not be testing animals because it is considered animal cruelty and unethical.
There are different alternatives that can be used instead of testing animals . There is a concept of the 3R’s which is The Reduction , the Refinement and the Replacement. The first of the 3 R’s, Reduction, as defined by The National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement, and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3R’s) are “methods which minimise the number of animals used per experiment”. If companies reduce the number of animals they use for testing then, animals will be able to live freely. If the companies stopped using animals then they will save more money on all the experiences required for animals testing. They could use the money save from animals expenses to refine their studies.
Refinement is a crucial step in the process of not using animals in scientific experiments. The NC3R’s claims companies should change “what they do to minimise suffering and improve animal…

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