Frequently Asked Questions
- Animals in cages on factory farms or in laboratories don’t suffer that much because they’ve never known anything else.
- Is animal experimentation acceptable if it helps animals, too, by advancing veterinary science?
- If cats and dogs are going to be killed in pounds anyway, why not let them be used in experiments?
- Does animal experimentation save human lives?
- Hasn’t every major medical advance been attributable to experiments on animals?
- Would you approve an experiment that would sacrifice 10 animals to save 10,000 people?
- If we don’t use animals, wouldn’t we have to test new drugs on people?
- Don’t the March of Dimes’ experiments on animals save the lives of children?
- Should I feel guilty about taking prescription drugs since all of them have been tested on animals?
- Is there anything wrong with experiments that don’t harm animals?
- Should we throw out all the drugs that were developed and tested on animals?
- Aren’t humans natural carnivores?
- Animals kill other animals for food, so why shouldn’t we?
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- I believe in protecting animals, but do you have to focus so much on vegetarianism?
“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE
— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind