Can children learn physiology without dissection?

Fourteen published studies prove that students who use alternatives learn as well as, and often better than, those who dissect animals. In this day and age, there’s just no need to cut up animals to learn about life. Dissection isn’t even mandatory for students who wish to pursue studies in health-related fields: Doctors, surgeons, and veterinarians can all become practicing professionals without harming a single animal. Instead, with modern and humane teaching methods, instructors can teach science and ethics simultaneously. To learn more, please click here.

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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