Chapter  7: Human Experimentation

Section 5. Case Study

NAME: Heidi C. Aho

CASE TITLE: Animal Experimentation and Research: Thoughts and Facts

DESCRIPTION: This is not a case per se but more of an overview of the fundamentals

and practices of animal experimentation research. I have tried to incorporate articles that

govern its usage as well as facts about why the process is done in addition to why it is not

necessary today.

Articles that Support Animal Testing and Research:

School Approval Guidelines for Animal Testing and Research:

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Articles that are Against Animal Testing and Research:

Articles About the Processes of Animal Testing and Research:


Articles that Discuss the Ethical Dilemmas Surrounding Animal Testing and Research:

More Specifically -

Animal Welfare Act:

Federal Drug and Cosmetic Act:

LD50 - Accepted Animal Test for Human Toxicity Levels:

Interesting Facts, Articles, Etc. About Animal Testing and Research:


Animal Welfare and the Ethics of Animal Use



Animal Welfare

Anonymous, (editor), 1993. Food Animal Well-Being. Purdue University Office of Agricultural Research Programs, West Lafayette, USA.

Appleby, M.C. and Hughes, B.O. (editors), 1997. Animal Welfare. CAB International, Wallingford, UK.

Dawkins, M.S. 1980. Animal Suffering. Chapman and Hall, London, UK.

Fraser, A.F. and Broom, D.M. 1990. Farm Animal Behaviour and Welfare, 3rd Edition. Baillihre Tindall, London, UK.

Rollin, B.E., 1995. Farm Animal Welfare: Social, Bioethical, and Research Issues. Iowa State University Press, Ames, USA.

The Ethics of Animal Use

Garner, R. (editor), 1996. Animal rights: The changing debate. MacMillan Press, London, UK.

Hargrove, E.C. (editor), 1992. The Animal Rights/Environmental Ethics Debate. State University of New York Press, 1992.

Holland, A. and Johnson, A. (editors) 1998. Animal Biotechnology and Ethics. Chapman and Hall, London, UK

Orlans, F.B., Beauchamp, T.L., Dresser, R., Morton, D.B. and Gluck, J.P., 1998. The Human Use of Animals: Case Studies in Ethical Choice. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

Regan, T. and Singer, P. (editors), 1996. Animal Rights and Human Obligations. Prentice Hall, London, UK.

Smith, J.A. and Boyd, K.M. (editors), 1991. Lives in the Balance: The Ethics of Using Animals in Biomedical Research. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.



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