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The Rights of Testing on Animals

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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. "Animal Testing ProCon.org." ProCon.org. 29 Jan. 2014. Web. 29 Apr. 2014.). That means that most of the daily pets besides dogs and cats are being tested on the daily basis struggling to survive from the experiments they’ve been given. Most of the time when animals are tested they have to be put through many extreme cautions. After the test subjects have been tested, scientists force the subject to do many different precautions in order to see how the product reacts.” The Draize eye test, used by cosmetics companies to evaluate irritation caused by shampoos and other products, involves rabbits being incapacitated in stocks with their eyelids held open by clips, sometimes for multiple days, so they cannot blink away the products being tested.” (ProCon.org. "Animal Testing ProCon.org." ProCon.org. 29 Jan. 2014. Web. 4 May. 2014.). If humans were tested instead of animals, many people would have an outrage for the suffering, and then why not protest for animals. Numerous products and medicines are animal test free; wh... ... middle of paper ... ...ong in every point of view. 24 Works Cited “Pain & Distress in Research Animals” The Humane Society. Humane Society. . “Alternatives to Animal Testing” National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. USA.gov. 08 April. 2014 < http://www.niehs.nih.gov/health/topics/science/sya-iccvam/>. “11 Facts About Animal Testing” Do Something. Do Something. . “Beauty Without Bunnies: Search for Cruelty Free Companies” PETA. PETA. . “Animal Testing” ProCon. ProCon. 29 January. 2014 . “Pros and Cons of Animal Testing” Health Research Funding. Health Research Funding. 26 February. 2014 http://healthresearchfunding.org/pros-cons-animal-testing/>.
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