Articles About Animals in Laboratories

Please see the below articles about Animals in Laboratories from past editions of the AWI Quarterly magazine.

Beagle Breeder Atrocities Leave USDA-APHIS Unmoved

“Beagle production facility.” That’s how John Sagartz, chief strategy officer for Inotiv (the company that purchased Envigo last November) repeatedly described its Cumberland, Virginia, dog-breeding operation during a June 2022 hearing concerning conditions at the...

3D Printing for Animal Welfare

Enrichment—adding complexity to an animal’s environment—is an essential element of improving the lives of animals in captivity. Species-appropriate toys, puzzles, and structures, for example, can provide cognitive stimulation and opportunities to engage in natural behaviors...

Something Doesn’t Add Up

Fish can perform simple addition and subtraction, a study recently published in the journal Scientific Reports revealed (Schluessel et al., 2022). In a series of runs, cichlids and stingrays were first shown an image containing...

Should Killing Surplus Lab Animals Be a Crime?

A court in Germany is investigating whether killing animals bred for labs but never used in research constitutes a crime, since German law forbids hurting animals without reasonable cause. According to a 2017 report by...