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 and read about the number of animals used in medical research here: https://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/files/9514/9993/4810/annual-statistics-scientific-procedures-living-animals-2016.pdf