Animal Testing Essays

Is Animal Cosmetic Testing Worth It_ the Answer Is No!

Vanity and beauty come at a price. Humans may enjoy the benefits of cosmetic products. Women are made to feel more beautiful by make-up and other cosmetics that are meant to improve the look of people. Sadly, people experience the wonders of cosmetics at the expense of animals. Cosmetic products are tested on animals to determine their suitability for human use. This testing may be beneficial for humans for it ensures that the products are the best that they could…

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Is Animal Testing Really Necessary

Animal testing is a phrase that most people have heard but are perhaps still unsure of exactly what is involved. Whether it is referred to as animal testing, animal experimentation or animal research, it means the experimentation carried out on animals. Experimental animal testing has been one of the highest debated issues for many years. Animal testing is used for numerous products and applications. Everything from toiletries to medications has likely been tested on animals at some point prior to…

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Animal Testing Should Be Banned

The activity of animal testing is of cruelty and sometimes unscientific. Money spent on animal experimentation is wasted in many cases; due to inability in obtaining accurate results, and all this at the cost of the animals’ well-being. Here are a few arguments against animal testing that support the thought of banning this activity. Cruel Practices Animals are a soft target for human beings; it is however, not fair to take undue advantage of their helplessness. It should be understood…

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Abolish Animal Testing

Animal testing is a hot topic now days. Though it may not be well known, animal protection did not start until the 1800’s. The United State Department of Agricultural (USDA) issued a law in 1966 to protect certain animals against animal cruelty and neglect. This law does not protect rodents, reptiles, and/or birds. While these animals are being tested on, no matter how painful the procedure is, the scientist does not have to give them pain relief (medication) of any…

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Animal Testing Controversy

Each year, millions of animals suffer and die in the process of inhumane testing for the purposes of drug and chemical research, and medical experiments and training exercises. Animals including cats, dogs, rabbits, and mice are force fed harmful substances that are infected with lethal viruses causing reactions like brain damage, strokes, and heart attacks. Not only are these experiments painful to the animals and sometimes fatal, but also they fail to accurately reflect human reactions and are not required…

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Should Animal Testing Be Banned

Despite the success in medical development nowadays, there is a humongous cost paid off behind the progress of the scientific achievement — Animal testing, which has always been a controversial issue over the past few decades. The term ‘Animal testing’ can be referred as the use of non-human animals in research and development projects, especially for purposes of determining the safety of substances such as foods or drugs. Personally speaking, I would definitely disagree to the prohibition of animal testing….

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The Unreasonableness of Animal Testing

Professor Charles R. Magel has stated, “Ask the experimenters why they experiment on animals, and the answer is: ‘Because the animals are like us.’  Ask the experimenters why it is morally OK to experiment on animals, and the answer is: ‘Because the animals are not like us.’  Animal experimentation rests on a logical contradiction (“Animal Testing 101″).”  Besides, in actuality, animals are not like us given that there are various biological dissimilarities between humans and animals, making it absolutely unreasonable…

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Animal Testing

Abdulrahman.Bahjat AUIS August 5, 2013 “We are at war, and we will do what we need to win” (joey-gruber.tripod). There is much debate over whether animal testing should be allowed or not. Some people think that it is not essential to sacrifice animals for human benefit because they are being abused and tortured severely during experiments. Those People who stand against animal testing claim that humans eliminate many lives on Earth in order to safe humans’ lives, So there is…

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The Use of Animals in Biomedical Research

There is a big issue on the use of animals for biomedical research (i.e., research done for the understanding and promotion mainly of human life. Such would include, but not limited to, medical formulation and testing, formulation and testing of hypotheses about diseases, surgical experimentations, testing of various consumer goods for safety, and psychological experimentations). At least up to the present time, animals are still widely used for research. In an estimate by Barbara Orlans (2001, 400), there are like…

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Debate Paper

The use of animals in scientific experimentation should be continued to be fought against because it is morally wrong in so many ways; there are alternatives to animal experimentation. The use of animals in experimentation has been a debate and a controversy for quite some time now. There are many who strong opinions and views on this very sensitive issue; I even stand strongly against using animals for any kind of experimentation. This always leads us to one question that…

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Animal Testing Is Cruel and Unnecessary

Is the Statement ‘Animal Testing is Cruel and Unnecessary’ Correct? It is common knowledge that many animals are used in medical and scientific research. These innocent animals are often obliged to undergo countless of cruel processes and endure great suffering as a result. Despite all the disputes and discussions regarding whether or not animal testing is actually necessary, they wouldn’t change the fact that it is, in fact, an extremely cruel thing to do. Therefore, it is only to be…

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