Animal Testing And Animal Cruelty

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Take a second to imagine your mouth spread wide with two metal hooks to the point where you can feel your lips tearing, being force-fed to the point of gagging, bleeding as you resist an aggressive injection, and getting your hair shaved off. This brutal treatment is what Jacqueline Traide, 24, experienced as an imitation of animal cruelty that is affiliated with animal research in order to demonstrate to the public the conditions that test animals are treated in labs every single day. Animal testing is used in order to experiment with specific treatments, products, and medicine; to study viruses; and to ensure the safety of other animals and humans. Animals of all families used in research are treated brutally and have minimal protection in …show more content…
According to NEAVS—an anti-vivisection society—, animals can be exposed to many brutalities such as the following: “testing new drugs to infecting with diseases, poisoning for toxicity testing, burning skin, causing brain damage, implanting electrodes into the brain, maiming, blinding, and other painful and invasive procedures” (“Harm and Suffering”). Animals have pain sensors and are able to experience just as much distress as we do, but cannot express it. Plus, companies are still able to undergo tests without the help of animal testing. Human cells and computer mechanisms can be used as replacements in place of torturing the many animals that researchers experiment on. Torture, such as what is inflicted on these animals, is unjust, yet is still …show more content…
Nonetheless, I will do everything in my power to enable animals to live a stress-and-harm-free life, such as: buy products that aren’t tested on animals, inform people about the ‘Three R’s’ of animal testing, and donating either cells from my body or money to the cause. I, personally, would not want to experience that kind of torture (and I’m sure others wouldn’t as well), as many animals around the world are forced to every

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