The Cruelty of Animal Experimentation

This paper discusses the problems of cruelty to animals through animal experimentation.

This paper states that about 20 million animals are cruelly killed per year for product testing. The author feels that alternative means of testing can be used.

Table of Contents
Death and Injury Rate
Drug Testing
Horror in the Lab
Tests Performed
“It’s hard to imagine the cruelty some animals are subjected to during experimentation. Last year, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a researcher was videotaped using scissors to cut the heads off conscious, unanaesthetized animals before removing their brains (Heyde, 2002). The researcher admitted doing it for convenience, though it violated university protocol.”