Persuasive Speech On Animal Testing

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Do you love cute puppies in sweaters and funny cat videos? Do you love bunnies in backpacks and monkeys playing? What about bunnies with their fur shaved and skin irritation? What about puppies being tied down and forced to swallow pills until they die? What about monkeys being given nothing but chemicals and then left for dead being monitored to see if they develop an diseases, and then receiving no help for those diseases? If you love healthy playful animals and not sick abused animals then you need to boycott animal testing. Everyday 11 or more innocent animals are being tested on and killed. That is 4,015 animals being abused and tested on every year. I have 3 animals at home that I love and I use beauty products everyday and night so it is important to me to use cruelty free products. Vegan products are also usually cruelty free and are a very safe alternative to cruelty …show more content…
Animal testing is the use of animals to test products and ingredients for safety. There are 3 major testing methods used today. The first is skin and eye irritation tests. This is when the hair or fur of the animal is shaved and then products are rubbed on their skin to see if it irritates their skin and dripped into their eyes to see if it irritates the animals eyes. The second is Repeated force-feeding studies lasting weeks or months to look for signs of general illness or specific health hazards such as cancer or birth defects. The third is lethal dose tests in which animals are forced to swallow large amounts of a test chemical to determine the dose that causes death. Legal tests include burning, poisoning, starving, forced smoking, mutilating, blinding, electrocuting, drowning, and dissecting without painkillers. At the end of a test the animals are killed, normally by asphyxiation, neck-breaking or decapitation. Pain relief is not provided. Then they are just thrown into the trash bin and forgotten, where their bodies will rot for