Hundreds of dogs could be spared from cruel tests in Canada
Canada takes a step that promises to reduce the number of dogs used in pesticide testing
- http://www.cbc.ca/news/business/health-canada-animal-testing-1.3476090 Health Canada to drop required pesticide safety test using beagles Science shows the yearlong test isn't necessary. March 6th 2016
- The use of dogs as second species in regulatory testing of pesticides. Part II. Subacute, subchronic and chronic studies in the dog. Arch Toxicol 2001, 75:1–21. See also, A 1-year toxicity study in dogs is no longer a scientifically justifiable core data requirement for the safety assessment of pesticides. Critical Reviews in Toxicology, 2010; 40(1): 1–15..