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Care of animals used for research, experimentation, exhibition, or held for sale as pets.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Livestock and Grains.

Care of animals used for research, experimentation, exhibition, or held for sale as pets.

Hearings, Ninety-first Congress, second session, on H.R. 13957. June 8 and 9, 1970.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Livestock and Grains.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Animal welfare -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .A365 1970a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 109 p.
      Number of Pages109
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4066957M
      LC Control Number79608504

      To amend the Act of Aug , relating to the care of certain animals used for purposes of research, experimentation, exhibition, or held for sale as pets. [ Animal Welfare Act of ] Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Animal Welfare Act of ". A Pew Research Center poll found that 52 percent of U.S. adults oppose the use of animals in scientific research, and other surveys suggest that the shrinking group that does accept animal experimentation does so only because it believes it to be necessary for medical progress. 5,6 The majority of animal experiments do not contribute to.

      (4) "Animal", any dog or cat, which is being used, or is intended for use, for research, teaching, testing, breeding, or exhibition purposes, or as a pet; (5) "Animal shelter", a facility which is used to house or contain animals, which is owned, operated, or maintained by an incorporated humane society, animal welfare society, society forFile Size: KB. a EU directive on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes This directive provides new and more stringent regulations in many aspects, while also setting uniformly high standards across Europe for the approval of animal experiments and the accommodation and care of animals used for research .

      Experimental psychology continues to rely on painful research on animals, despite clinical psychologists’ disregard for animal re-search literature. A review of two clinical psychology journals re-vealed that only 33 out of 4, citations ( %) referred to an-imal-research studies Animal models of alcohol and other drug addictions are File Size: KB. People who use animals in research must be educated and aware of the ethical principles involving animal experimentation. The number of animals used should be reduced to the minimum possible, and animal pain, suffering or stress should be avoided. In England, concern regarding the use of animals in research has been voiced since


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Care of animals used for research, experimentation, exhibition, or held for sale as pets by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Agriculture. Subcommittee on Livestock and Grains. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Care of animals used for research, experimentation, exhibition, or held for sale as pets: hearings before the Subcommittee on Livestock and Grains of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Ninety-first Congress, second session, on H.R.

June 8 and 9, [United States. Congress. House. Get this from a library. Care of animals used for research, experimentation, exhibition, or held for sale as pets hearings before the Subcommittee on Livestock and Grains of the Committee on Agriculture, House of Representatives, Ninety-first Congress, second session, on H.R.

June 8 and 9, [United States. Congress. House. Animals Used in Research. Despite growing recognition of the inadequacies of animal models and growing acceptance of alternative methods, animals continue to be used in research, testing and teaching in the Experimentation States every year.

And most alarming, published studies on animal experimentation suggest that labs are using more and more animals. guinea pig, hamster, rabbit used for research, testing, experimentation, exhibition or as a pet." (Excludes mice, rats, birds and farm animals.) "Any living vertebrate animal." (Includes mice, rats, birds and farm animals.).

The USDA’s annual report on animal use at research facilities shows a decrease in the number of animals used in U.S. laboratories. The report revealed that a total ofanimals covered by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) were held and used in labs last year, compared tolast year, a decrease of less than three percent.

The Animal Welfare Act, signed into law in and updated by several amendments, is the only federal law that regulates the treatment of animals in research, exhibition, and transport, and by dealers. It applies to all research involving animals in the U.S., but it does not apply to all animals.

In my opinion, animals are the only best representator to human in doing research and experimentation. For example in cosmetics research, you can't simply ask or doing test to human skin to obtain the toxicology of the cosmetic chemical.

You can't even do the research to microb or cells as they cannot represent human. The. National Academy of Sciences is a private, nonprofit, self-perpetuating society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the general welfare.

Use of Animals in Research. STUDY. PLAY. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) It is the only Federal law in the United States that regulates the treatment of animals in research, exhibition, transport, and by dealers.

Provide clinical care to the animals used for Biomedical Research that are ill and looks at the large animals everyday. When animals are used for testing, we inflict sever pain on them. This brings a question of should animals be used for research.

Using the animals for research is a common practice. They have a live body whose functions and physiology are similar to humans. The Animal Welfare Act (AWA) of (P.L.

) 20 was essentially a revision of the Laboratory Animal Welfare Act ofexpanded to include all species of warm-blooded animals intended for or used in research or exhibition, under the purview of the Secretary of Agriculture, as well as the sale of pet animals other than in stores.

The Act. When the Animal Welfare Act was amended inthe definition of "animal" was expanded to include warm-blooded animals generally used for research, testing, experimentation or exhibition, or as pets, but it clearly excluded farm animals, including horses, livestock and poultry.

Millions Suffer and Die in Animal Testing, Training, and Other Experiments. More than million animals suffer and die in the U.S.

every year in cruel chemical, drug, food, and cosmetics tests as well as in medical training exercises and curiosity-driven medical experiments at universities.

Animals also suffer and die in classroom biology experiments and dissection, even though modern non. The US Government Principles for the Utilization and Care of Vertebrate Animals Used in Testing, Research, and Training declare that (1) “proper use of animals, including the avoidance or minimization of discomfort, distress, and pain when consistent with sound scientific practices, is Cited by: Nick Jukes and M.

Chiuia’s book From Guinea Pig to Computer Mouse – Alternative Methods for a Progressive, Humane Education () lists over alternatives to animal experimentation in use around the world today, the manufacturers of these products, and includes several case studies of product implementation in universities and research.

Sect. Definitions - Animal means any live or dead dog, cat, nonhuman primate, guinea pig, hamster, rabbit, or any other warm-blooded animal, which is being used, or is intended for use for research, teaching, testing, experimentation, or exhibition purposes, or as a pet.

This term excludes birds, rats of the genus Rattus and mice of the. Human beings use animals for a wide variety of purposes, including research.

The approximately million people in the United States keep about million dogs and cats as pets. More than 5 billion animals are killed in the United States each year as a source of food.

Animals are used for. Animal Law Skip to related topics, library resources, and law review articles. Agencies / Organizations. American Humane Association; Animal Welfare Information Center (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture National Agricultural Library) AWIC is mandated.

"to provide information for improved animal care and use in research, testing, teaching, and exhibition.". that animals used in research were treated humanely.

The Act was amended to regulate the transportation, purchase, sale, housing, care, handling and treatment of animals used for exhibition purposes or as pets.

2 The hearing of this matter was scheduled to commence on January 4, File Size: KB. The findings from these studies help us to improve human medicine — and to take better care of our furry companions. When animal rights activists oppose the use of animals in medical research, they are downplaying the benefits it brings to people and animals alike.

Mice have long been our most reliable model for medical research. Animal Care: Roles •Enforces: –Animal Welfare Act (AWA) –Horse Protection Act (HPA) •AWA requires the humane care of animals in: –Research, teaching, testing –Intended for use as pets or in exhibition (zoos, shows, exhibits)File Size: KB.The conflicting arguments associated with the ethical aspect of the use of animals in research tend to centre on animal suffering and the benefits accruing from animal experimentation.

The assessment of these two propositions as valid premises for relevant arguments is a salient feature in the ethical discussion on the use of animals in Cited by: 1.Many Americans may question the practice of scientifically experimenting on lab animals, but there’s been a sharp rise in the number of animals used for such research, according to a new study.