According to the Humane Society International, animals are routinely force-fed, forced to inhale noxious compounds, deprived of food and water, physically restrained for prolonged periods, and burned; some of them reportedly even have their necks broken and are decapitated. Will we pick ourjob today? There are schools that have already implemented drug testing for extracurricular activities. I agree with Elly, would you want to get tested on? After all, they are below humans in the natural chain of things. Animal testing refers to the experimentation carried out on animals. Now create a mental thought of a lab and that animal being tested on. Proponents, however, would say that animals should be free from human exploitation and cruelty, even if they are below humans in the natural world chain.
Animal treatments that were developed using animal testing also include remedies for glaucoma and hip dysplasia, as well as pacemakers for heart disease. For instance, some advocates believe that animals have the right to be respected and have the right of individual freedom and dignity, all of which are human rights. However, these companies were not the only ones thrown into spotlight for their use of animals. Scientists use animal testing for household products, cosmetics and medical purposes. Success in animal experimentation does not equate to human safety When the sleeping pill thalidomide was tested on pregnant rats, mice, cats and guinea pigs, there were no incidence of birth defects, except when administered at extremely high doses. Physico-chemical techniques: These help to identify human responses to chemicals and biological substances e.
The discussion of whether or not animal dissection and research is necessary as teaching tools and is morally correct has been dominated by two different views. However, many professionals who conduct this type of testing do not gather supplemental information about the client, which negatively influences the client's test results. This is why animal testing is endorsed by the American Veterinary Medical Association. Sequencing Since 1962, newly developed drugs have been extensively tested before being marketed for general use. With similar organs, circulatory systems, and reactions to an illness, researchers can look at how animals react and be able to make comfortable prediction about how humans might react. The nurse knows that application of a topical drug on an infant's skin may result in what drug response? Furthermore, animal testing is cruelty to animals. So, there really is no need to use animals for testing or hurt them in the process.
It showed that although the animals showed 22 side effects, 48 side effects were not correctly identified, most of which did not occur among humans. Years later, Charles Darwin presented The Origin of Species, which indicates his theory of evolution. Disadvantages of Animal Testing 3. The test drug is added to the blood substitute and circulates around the device. Department of Agriculture reported that nearly 100,000 animals suffered pain during experiments while not being administered any anesthesia. Some people are against using animals to do any research, because animals have rights to live. There are companies who breed animals specifically for testing and animals can be purchased through them.
People who support animal rights question whether animal testing is an ethical and humane act. I disagree with all of these arguments. The real question is, Can they suffer? This is a question that may never be resolved. For example, research on dogs in which the animals' pancreases were removed led to the discovery of insulin in the early 20th century; this has saved and improved the lives of millions of diabetics worldwide. Although animal activists primarily are concerned with the good and welfare of animals, advocates in favor of the research prioritize human lives and advancement in health.
These regulations and laws require that there should be laboratory testing. Con: Lack of Applicability One of the leading arguments against animal testing is that it is simply a waste of scientific energy and resources, because the results of tests done on other species often cannot be reliably extrapolated to humans. But opponents of animal rights claim that treatment of animals is just because they lack reason and are nothing more than complex automata. Opponents argue that there is really no evidence of its vital role in major medical advances. Though animal composition is not completely similar to human beings, it is just sufficient for scientists to use on tests to see how cosmetics would work on humans.
To think that human kind sprung off from animals is debatable but undoubtedly true. Medical breakthroughs need not involve animals Is animal experimentation really that necessary in discovering treatments and cures? They may have passed the animal toxicity test with flying colors, but once they reached the market, they were deadly. If the new product won't be tested on animals, who will volunteer for. Despite the fact that the conditions of animals in labs are monotonous, stressful, and very unnatural for them, invasive experimentation persists, and even when the endpoint is death. Death are generally the end results.
Also, treatments that were developed using animals for testing include those for glaucoma, hip dysplasia and pacemakers for heart disease. Using rats for toxicity, for example, must not be accepted as reliable since humans are nowhere close to being 70-kilogram rats, according to Thomas Hartung, professor of evidence-based toxicology at Johns Hopkins University. From the tens to one hundred million or more animals are used in scientific experiments around the world per annum 1. As long as man has existed he has been carnivorous, and the same holds true for many other species of animals. Without animal testing, humans would have to face the negative. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world.
The biggest disadvantage of animal testing is that the animals used for testing are not humans and any results derived from animal testing may or may not be useful to humans. A nurse is preparing to administer medications. Organizations that are taking part in animal testing on cosmetic have had a competitive edge over those that refuse to do it. In the case of the Draize Test, for example, eyelids of the test rabbits were held back for at least 3 days during the test. In fact, they said that there is no evidence that animal experiments were essential in attaining such advancements. This is because the Chinese government has control over animal rights activists.
Amico English comp 2 11-7-14 Animal testing There is a long history of experimentation on animals, especially in the medical and cosmetic professions. Animal testing is one of these issues; the use of non-human animals in experiments. Monkeys, rabbits, cats, ferrets, pigs, sheep and chimpanzees are just some of the animals used for biomedical experiments, science education, and product and cosmetics testing. It is not proven as the main reason for medical breakthroughs. Cruel and inhumane treatment Protocols in animal testing are often painful to the test subjects. There would have been no way to lower the risk of organ transplant being rejected. While there are painless trials, where animals are able to return to wherever they came from afterwards, this does not always happens in all trials.