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It is no secret that beagles are awesome dogs. With their calm, docile nature, and eager to please dispositions, it is no wonder that they are currently one of the most popular dog breeds in America. But unfortunately, their popularity doesn’t stop there. Beagles are also the dog of choice for animal experimentation in research facilities. All across the U.S., beagles are used to test everything from household products to pharmaceuticals and prosthetics.

The Beagle Freedom Project is an organization dedicated to rescuing and rehoming of America’s research beagles and their staff works tirelessly to ensure that these animals have a place to go, when the research facilities are “done” with them. So far, their valiant efforts have led to the rescue of hundreds of unwanted research dogs, deserving animals like this one, who is now free to enjoy a snooze in his new home.

This is where beagles belong … not in concrete labs.

BFP Beagle

 

 

Animal experimentation is a bit of a dirty little secret in the U.S., particularly as it pertains to dogs. No doubt, many people would object to the practice, if only they knew… In labs, beagles never get to experience what it means to be anything but a test subject. They are given numbers and treated as non-feeling objects. They never learn what kindness is like or even see the outdoors – let alone grass. Some dogs used in experiments have their voice boxes removed, so they are forced to endure this suffering in silence. Which is why we must be their voice.

If you would like to learn more about the Beagle Freedom Project and find out how you can help, please visit their website here.

Image source: Beagle Freedom Project/Facebook



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20 comments on “Here’s Proof Beagles Belong Snuggled on Laps Not in Labs (PHOTO)”

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Nancy McGinnis
8 Months Ago

All labs that use animals need shut down. Sorrowful what goes on in our society.


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Maggie Sisco
8 Months Ago

Amanda Gleim Tatum is so lucky you saved her! :)


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Carla Lozano
8 Months Ago

Amen!


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YogiKat Veganchic
8 Months Ago

Crystal Hadland this read is for you


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Kara Standlee
8 Months Ago

Cindy Pritt


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Pamela McGowan
8 Months Ago

Karen Lynn


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Kerry Harris
8 Months Ago

My husbands parents had a beagle was a great famiky pet loved the kids


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Elizabeth Stevens
8 Months Ago

As if proof were needed!


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Rich Bass
8 Months Ago

Natasha


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Natasha Lacy
22 Jan 2016

Totally agree!!! (but ours are Basset hounds!!)

Rich Bass
22 Jan 2016

You've got one Beagle (don't you?!)

Natasha Lacy
22 Jan 2016

Hope! 7 full bassets and 1 springbat! (Bassey springer cross)

Rich Bass
22 Jan 2016

I've totally forgotten the names of your dogs. Who's the one with the twisted paw? Is he the springbat?

Natasha Lacy
23 Jan 2016

Yes, thats chopper!

Rich Bass
23 Jan 2016

Chopper! That's it. Thought he was full beagle. Who knew?!

Michele Katz
8 Months Ago

#MarkPreston


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