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.
A cancer patient contemplates the value and suffering of laboratory animals used for medical and scientific research … “The 75,000 … More
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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.
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.
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?
A new technique could replace conventional methods of testing paralytic neurotoxins on lab animals.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plans to eliminate the use of all mammalian testing of pesticides by the year 2035.
Hope is on the horizon for lab animals everywhere with a million-dollar donation to find alternatives to animal testing. – … More
Great news coming out of the scientific-based tech world today: The use of laboratory animals to test drug safety may … More
A working group convened by the National Institutes of Health looked at where chimps that had been used in research … More
A screaming example demonstrating these sentient creatures are far too intelligent to be used in this way. Baboons Work Together … More