The use of animals in medical research raises growing ethical questions. A group of American rescuers wanted to prevent dozens of Beagles from living this fate and offer them a better life.

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40 Beaglesincluding 15 puppies, arrived in the state Rhode Island a while ago. While living in the laboratory, they were saved from the fate of medical research and would finally be able to taste the taste of a normal life.

A massive rescue

Article illustration: 40 beagles used in medical research leave laboratories for a better life

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This good deed was made possible thanks to the volunteers Humane Society of the United Statesand those of RISPCA (Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals), the haven that welcomed them.

We will not know more about the origin of Beaglesthen the chairman of RISPCA, Wayne Kezirian, wished to remain discreet on this subject. He said, nevertheless, that these dogs had ” won the Beagle lottery », and that they had just escaped from a very disastrous fate.

Article illustration: 40 beagles used in medical research leave laboratories for a better life

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Everything was done to ensure that the reception of the dogs went perfectly, even if some of them suffered from dental diseases, reports Providence Journal. Their general state of health was still quite good and all were able to be adopted quite quickly.

Article illustration: 40 beagles used in medical research leave laboratories for a better life

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The departures of Beagles was done gradually because one of the female dogs was pregnant. It was necessary to wait until her puppies reached the age of 8 weeks so that they were weaned from their mother and could leave their cozy nest.

This great adventure ended in early September with the adoption of the last Beagle who was at the shelter is a 6-year-old dog curler. A story with a fantastic ending!