20 Pro And Cons Of Animal Testing

Pro. 1 : Animal testing has contributed to many life-saving cures and treatments.

Con. 1: Animal testing is cruel and inhumane.

Pro. 2:  Helps ensure safety of drugs:

Con. 2: Some substances tested, may never be used for anything useful:

Pro. 3: Humans and animals are almost identical in many ways.

Con. 3: Success in animal experimentation does not equate to human safety.

Pro. 4: It provides an ethical alternative solution to testing.

Con. 4:  It uses animals that are not protected by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA).

Pro. 5: Animals themselves benefit from the results of animal testing.

Con. 6: Alternative testing methods now exist that can replace the need for animals.

Pro. 7:  Allow researchers to study a test subject for a whole life span.

Con. 7: Medical breakthroughs need not involve animals.

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