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Explanation of Requirements Under the FDA

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Learn More Explanation of Requirements Under the FDA The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act does not require manufacturers of cosmetics, personal care and other household products to test their products and…

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Adopting Cats and Dogs from Research Facilities

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Learn More Adopting Cats and Dogs from Research Facilities According to information published by APHIS (Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service) more than 18,146 cats and 64,707 dogs were used as subjects of scientific…

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Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act

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Learn More Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act The federal Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) was originally enacted in 1992 to prevent “physical disruption to the functioning of an animal enterprise.” In…

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State Cruelty Laws Concerning Research Animals

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Learn More State Cruelty Laws Concerning Research Animals While most state anti-cruelty laws exempt animals used in laboratories, there are a few provisions that specifically limit this exemption to when…

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Pound Seizure

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Learn More Pound Seizure Pound seizure is the ability of a research or educational institution to take animals from municipal or county pounds and shelters to use for experimentation, vivisection or…

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Class B Dealers

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Learn More Class B Dealers Dogs and cats used in research are obtained from two sources: Class A and Class B animal dealers. Class A animal dealers, generally large breeding…

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Use of Chimpanzees in Research

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Learn More Use of Chimpanzees in Research Chimpanzees have been used for decades in biomedical research and testing. Because they share more than 98% of their DNA with humans, they…

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Explanation of the Animal Welfare Act

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Learn More Explanation of the Animal Welfare Act The Animal Welfare Act, 7 U.S.C. 54, originally called the Laboratory Animal Welfare Act, was established in 1966 in response to growing concern…

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Do Animals Have Rights Under the Law

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Learn More Do Animals Have Rights Under the Law? Historically, animals have been regarded as property under the law. The owner of any domestic or companion animal is the one…

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How the Law Affects Animals in Research

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Learn More How the Law Affects Animals in Research Animals used for research, testing and education face unique challenges under the law. These animals are the property of the institution…

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