Elon Musk’s medical device company Neuralink, is under federal investigation for potential animal-welfare violations amid internal staff complaints that its animal testing is being rushed, causing needless suffering and death.
Category: Animal Testing Lab Animals
Adopt a Beagle Rescued from Breeding Facility
Thousands of beagles that were bred to be sold to laboratories have been rescued and are about to hit shelters around the U.S. These dogs need new adoptive homes. Read on to find out how to adopt one of these dogs.
Another Step Closer to Stopping Animal Testing
Researchers have produced a new protocol for screening skin allergens from cosmetics and other products that does not require animal testing.
Cruel Practices of Animal Product Testing Coasting to a Stop
For decades, manufacturers of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, pesticides and other commercial chemicals have tested their products on rodents or other vertebrate animals to comply with government safety testing regulations. This long-standing practice is now slowly starting to change.
Laboratory Animals and Useless Suffering: Essay
A cancer patient contemplates the value and suffering of laboratory animals used for medical and scientific research … “The 75,000 … More
Cruelty-Free Makeup and Skincare
A list of 100% cruelty-free makeup and skincare products.
New Bill would End Unnecessary Testing on Dogs and Cats
New legislation in California, Senate Bill 252, also known as the PET Act (Prevent Extraneous Testing), if passed, would end the needless suffering of cats and dogs used for toxicity testing in the state.
Re-homing Laboratory Dogs
Researchers monitored the success of re-homing 16 laboratory beagles in 2015-2018. The study revealed that the development of house training skills could be supported by care arrangements at the laboratory animal facilities.
Rats Need an Advocate. Will it be You?
We know that like us, rats are intelligent, kind and empathic and sometimes experience regret, have an active memory life, laugh and play games, plan ahead, engage in bartering and trading, are super helpful, and are great at tasks, using tools and learning. So why, when we have scientific evidence of all of these attributes, do we treat rats so inhumanely–in the scientific lab, as well as the outer world?
Coming to a Lab Near You: Animal-Free Testing of Lethal Neurotoxins
A new technique could replace conventional methods of testing paralytic neurotoxins on lab animals.
Animal Testing of Pesticides to be Replaced by Modern Methods: An EPA Shift
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to eliminate the use of all mammalian testing of pesticides by the year 2035.
1M donation to find alternatives to animal lab testing
Hope is on the horizon for lab animals everywhere with a million-dollar donation to find alternatives to animal testing. – … More