Animal testing can harm many different species of animals for our selfish needs of being safe and no harm coming to humans. Many animals are at risk when scientists test on them for products animals do not have the necessary need for them. Health problems, testing, alternatives and student surveys, and rebuttal make testing very wrong in every point of view. An animal’s daily life in a testing room is very stressful and life risking every second. Even with the Animal Welfare Act protecting many animals “95% of animals used in experiments are not protected by the federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA), which excludes birds, rats and mice bred for research, and cold-blooded animals such as reptiles and most fish.”(ProCon.org.
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Some scientist feel that they could find healthy alternatives, while others feel that they have the right to use animals in their experiments, and that the animals are inferior to humans; therefore, have no rights ("Controversy of Animal Testing - About Animal Testing (UK)"). Scientist preform a lot of experiments on animals, but more than ninety percent of them are for human benefit (“Adams, Stephen”). Things like cosmetics, vaccinations, and solution to diseases. A major flaw within doing these things is that animals and humans have different genetic structures. By them having different genetic structures it makes it difficult because they could find something that works for an animal but could harm a human and the other way around.
Reasons we test products on animals There are many different reasons that scientist and manufacturers choose to test their products or experiments on animals. Animals are tested because many people think it would be inhumane to test on humans so they decided that animals would be the next best thing. Products are also tested on animals so they can be sure that the product is not harmful to humans, animals, and also the environment. So they basically make sure a product is safe to protect animals by harming animals Another reason that products are tested is so that companies do not send out a product into the public that is har... ... middle of paper ... ...to animal testing can sometimes be more expensive but it can sometimes be cheaper. References Alternatives to Animal Testing.
Because of animal experimentation, scientists are able to advance in medicine and find cures and treatments, but all this must pay a prize. Animals in these experiments suffer and even die for the cause. Many argue that it is inhumane and cruel. Others would argue that animal experimentation is beneficial and necessary. The viewpoints between Jane Goodall and Dario Ringach are different when it comes to animal testing, but they’re after the same goal: caring for the animals and wanting to look for cures and treatments.
What is animal testing? Animal testing is the use of living animals to performed research into the basics of biology and diseases assessing the effectiveness of new medical products(Humane Society International). But many debating has been done over animal testing, people are either in favor or against the use of animals for medical research. Many say that the use of animals is important for the advancement in medical research, without the use of animals medicine, treatment for cancer, antibiotics for infection, vaccines to help prevent deadly diseases and new technics for transplant would not exists and safe life. (pro-test) As Former UK Officer Minister Joan Ryan quoted “Animals research and testing has played a part in almost every medical breakthrough of the last century.
Also, a generally denounced lethal dose test is carried out on the lab animals where they are forced to ingest large amounts of a product’s chemical for scientists to conclude on what is the exact dose that can cause death for the people who buy the product. Animal testing should be banned because there is no guarantee that the tested product still won’t be harmful to humans. “There is growing awareness of the limitations of animal research and its inability to make reliable predictions about human health…Some of the main limitations of animal research are…Animal studies do not reliably predict human outcomes, reliance on animal experimentation can impede and delay discovery, and animal studi... ... middle of paper ... ... don’t. With more people voicing the wrongs of animal testing we can turn the few whispers of disapproval in a crowd into a crowd of people making a strong and bold statement that everyone will come to know about. Works Cited Cothran, Helen.
For example, experimentation effects of medicinal products or cosmetics. Companies do this to know if what they are testing is safe for humans. But, while doing so, they are killing, torturing, and hurting many animals. Animal experimentation is and has been a very controversial topic, but morally wrong.Animals have feelings, emotions, and ability to feel
There are multiple alternatives to animal testing. What applies to animals may not apply to humans. Lastly, stressed animal’s changes the data from experiments in unpredictable ways. Yes, I believe that animal testing for scientific research is cruel and should be banned. Certain things that apply to animals in labs may not apply to humans.
Since the beginning of time animals have been sacrificed for the benefit of mankind from on a traditional altar form to the lab table. The morality of animal testing is being increasingly questioned, becoming a hot topic in the media. Where does it say that because humans can express degrees of pain it is okay to test on animals instead? Both humans and animals are not only genetically similar but structurally as well, but animals also react differently to disease. Animals are tested on because humans have a superior feeling towards them because they are able to communicate and appear differently.