beagles

Operation: Beagle Rescue

On January 1st, 2012, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

Happy Paws Rescue often takes in purebred beagles from biomedical research laboratories. We are currently working with Beagle Rescue League to save 26 beagles from a research lab that is shutting down for organizational purposes. All beagles will be placed in foster homes and vetted, including spayed/neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped, before being adopted to loving families...

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The Truth About Laboratory Beagles

On November 15th, 2011, posted in: Blog by 2 Comments

You may not know it, but you might have a beagle to thank for the medicines you take. In 2010, approximately 65,000 beagles were used in biomedical research—mainly for safety testing of human and veterinary medicines. Beagles are chosen as subjects in research because of their size, gentle nature, and ease of handling. Contrary to..

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