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What Animals WantExpertise and Advocacy in Laboratory Animal Welfare Policy$
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Larry Carbone

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195161960

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161960.001.0001

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A look to the future

A look to the future

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(p.239) 11 A look to the future
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What Animals Want
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Larry Carbone

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161960.003.0011

This chapter looks to a future when animal research ends. It asks how our children's children will judge what we did in our laboratories. Until they are all finally liberated, what goals should we have for the animals? More than ever, laboratory animal medicine is becoming mouse medicine, with the welfare challenge for veterinarians of treating hordes of tiny near-identical subjects as individual, sensitive patients with lives of their own. One must believe that we can succeed in this to justify the work done in animal laboratories.

Keywords:   animal welfare, animal research, veterianarians, laboratory animal medicine

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