PETA Pressure Ends Texas A&M Dog Breeding for Muscular Dystrophy Experiments

Following intense pressure from PETA, 500 physicians, many scientists, a number of celebrities, and hundreds of thousands of activists, the canine muscular dystrophy (MD) laboratory at Texas A&M University (TAMU) has stopped breeding dogs to develop the crippling disease in its useless effort to find a cure for humans with MD. So there will be no more puppies born into imprisonment at TAMU and doomed to die shortly after birth or spend a lifetime suffering from the painful, debilitating symptoms of the illness.

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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