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Most animals are euthanized after being used in an experiment. Sources of laboratory animals vary between countries and species; most animals are ...

Animals Used in Experiments and Testing - Speak Out for Species


complex, the suffering involved in animal experimentation is painfully obvious. Today, tens of millions of animals are used each year in federally and privately ...

common cosmetics tests that use animals - The Humane Society of ...


Mar 5, 2014 ... Tests that use animals to assess the safety of cosmetics and personal care ... Find out which animals are used and what they endure.

Animals and Product Testing - National Anti-Vivisection Society


Traditionally, manufacturers have used animal tests, such as the Draize and ... Rats, mice, rabbits and guinea pigs are the most commonly used species in ...

The Animals Overview | Understanding Animal Research


How many rodents and fish are used compared with dogs, cats and monkeys? How does the use of animals ... Statistics on types of animals used in UK research.

Animals in Research and Testing | Animal Use in Research


Commonly used in biomedical research as “models” for human disease, ... the fact that species differences between human and nonhuman animals have led to  ...

Harm and Suffering | Animal Use in Research


Vivisection is one of the worst forms of institutionalized animal abuse in our ... In toxicity testing, animals used in chronic toxicity and carcinogenicity studies ... It does not prohibit any kind of experiment regardless of the amount of pain or ...

Biomedical Research | Animal Use in Research


[T]he mouse has become the flagship of animal testing, especially useful with genetic ... Of the many species used in biomedical research, specific animals are  ...

Space Research | Animal Use in Research


These studies lead to the “the first sub-orbital rocket-powered animal flight” in ... and several species of monkeys were used in experiments, and as time went on, ... Today, animals continue to be used in space research to determine the “risks ...

US Statistics | Speaking of Research


Types of Animals used in research and testing 2014 ... include rats, mice, birds or fish, as these animals are not covered by the Animal Welfare Act – though they ...

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Which Animals are Used - American Anti-Vivisection Society


Home > Animals in Science > Which Animals are Used ... Birds, rats, and mice represent roughly 95 percent of animals used in research, and they currently ... the Animal Welfare Act to grant them the same protection as other species like dogs ...

Animals Used for Experimentation | The Issues | PETA


Animals Used for Experimentation ... to Animal Dissection ... Animal Testing in 60 Seconds Flat · Laboratory Employees Caught on Tape · Testing 1...2...3.

Animal Experiments: Overview | Animals Used for Experimentation ...


1.04 million animals used in experiments (excluding rats, mice, birds, reptiles, ... And because animal species differ from one another biologically in many ...

About Animal Testing : Humane Society International


Oct 21, 2012 ... Are animal experiments needed for medical progress? Read HSI's other FAQs about animal testing ... What types of animals are used?

What types of animals are needed for medical research? | Animal ...


Specially bred rats and mice are the mammals used most often in medical ... found in research are guinea pigs, rabbits, hamsters, and farm animals such as pigs ...