What’s Wrong With Animal Testing?

Figures on animal testing are difficult to obtain, but it is estimated that around 100 million animals are used in experiments annually, though not all countries keep statistics on this and this figure does not include invertebrates. Types of animals used include mice, fish, rats, rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, pigs, cows, birds, cats, dogs and non-human primates. Testing is performed for a number of reasons, ranging from medical and military to cosmetic testing. Continue reading “What’s Wrong With Animal Testing?”