Ban animal testing on beagles
  • Petitioned Tom Vilsack

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Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Tom Vilsack
The President of The United States
The U.S. Senate
The U.S. House of Representatives

Ban animal testing on beagles

    1. Petition by

      Anonymous A

      Los angeles, CA

I think its not right to treat man's best friend with cruelty. The beagle is a trusting, loving, forgiving, kind animal, why would you treat a creature so innocent with cruelty.

Dogs' status as "man's best friend" offers them no protection from being locked in lonely cages and forced to endure excruciating experiments. More than 75,000 dogs, including thousands of homeless animals from animal shelters, are tormented in U.S. laboratories every year.

Dogs are a favored species in toxicology studies. In these studies, large doses of a test substance (a pharmaceutical, industrial chemical, pesticide, or household product) are pumped into animals' bodies, slowly poisoning them.

Dogs are also abused in human disease studies, including studies of heart and hormonal disorders. At Ohio State University, vivisector George Billman forced surgically manipulated dogs to run on a treadmill until they collapsed from a heart attack. The dogs were killed, and the damage to their heart tissue was studied.

In a violent experiment at the University of Pennsylvania, puppies were bred to have a degenerative eye disease that culminates in blindness. During the study, 3-week-old beagles had their eyes cut out and were killed.

You can help. Take a stand against animal testing. Sign PETA's pledge to be cruelty-free and only support companies and charities that do not fund or conduct cruel experiments on animals.

(http://www.peta.org/issues/animals-used-for-experimentation/dogs-in-laboratories.aspx)

To:
Tom Vilsack, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
The President of The United States
The U.S. Senate
The U.S. House of Representatives
I just signed the following petition addressed to: Animal testing on beagles.

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Ban animal testing on beagles

I think its not right to treat man's best friend with cruelty. The beagle is a trusting, loving, forgiving, kind animal, why would you treat a creature so innocent with cruelty.
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    • Karen Levine MARLTON, NJ
      • over 2 years ago

      Cruel and dispicable treatment of animals

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    • Dorrie Torp WEST MILFORD, NJ
      • over 2 years ago

      This is BS!

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    • STEVE PETITT FRANKLIN PARK, NJ
      • over 2 years ago

      As an animal lover and Beagle "parent", this most loving and trusting breed must not be continually abused in this way anymore. It has been going on too long behind the scenes at many superficially "responsible" and "ethical" organizations.

      I am sure that "Bo" would not like to be part of a toxicology experiment. I would fight just as hard for him to not be cruelly manipulated and tortured!

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    • Julian Corvin JERSEY CITY, NJ
      • over 2 years ago

      This is disgusting abuse of dogs.

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    • Ginger Neimo ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA
      • over 2 years ago

      Also in the ninties these dogs were forced to inhale cigarettes so the tobacco companies can make their health claims and so on. Seems nothing has changed for these animals.

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