Drug testing: research with dogs

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Dogs are used in small numbers in medical research in the UK, usually as a second mammal in safety testing. UK law requires that potential new medicines are tested on two mammal species, typically a rodent and dog or pig. These dogs were filmed in a research facility in the UK in 2014. See more about animal research here: www.uar.org.uk and read about the number of animals used in medical research here: http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/2013/07/2012-animal-research-statistics-from-the-home-office/

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