Animal testing is essential. Animal research saves lives.

Animal research and animal testing are essential to finding cures for diseases and life-altering illnesses in people and animals.

It saves lives

What is Animal Testing and Research?

Learn about how animal testing and research leads to cures for people and animals.

Animal Testing and Research Facts

Get the facts about animal testing and research.

Why Animal Testing is Important

Animal testing and research has led to nearly every drug, treatment, medical device and therapy available today. 

Benefits of Biomedical Research

Knowledge gained from animal research has contributed to a dramatically extended human life span. Learn how you’ve benefited from animal research.

New cancer cases each year

People living with HIV/AIDs

People living with Alzheimer’s

People living with diabetes

“All advances in medicine have an underlying basis in biomedical research. Animal research is done with great care and is done with special concern for the ethical treatment of the animals. The importance of medical research lies in the fact that new knowledge in medicine and innovative development is going to take place only when medical research is done.”

Dr. Michael E. DeBakey, Jr.

Legendary Heart Surgeon and Inventor

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