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New Bill Introduced to End FDA Dog Testing

A new bill was introduced to end testing on dogs at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). According to White Coat Waste, the bi-partisan bill will make sure that drugmakers cannot poison dogs or other animals, but use non-animal testing methods instead.

Animal research continues at Cleveland VA Medical Center, reportedly on cats

Controversial animal testing remains in the spotlight at the Cleveland VA Medical Center, this time apparently on cats.

Lawmakers introduce bill to eliminate use of dogs in pharmaceutical testing

A bipartisan group of Congressional lawmakers has introduced a bill that would require the Food and Drug Administration to permit pharmaceutical companies to avoid running tests in dogs, an issue that has galvanized animal rights groups for years.

FDA Under Pressure to Cut Dog-Testing Requirement in Search for Covid Cure

The Food and Drug Administration is facing mounting calls to stop making pharmaceutical companies test drugs on dogs while the world waits for an effective coronavirus vaccine.