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Animals in Research

Sadie the Research Cat

Sadie is part of a research study to develop more effective analgesics for cats. There are very few analgesics approved for cats even though there are over 74 million pet cats in the United States.   Anesthesia and analgesia are challenging in cats for a variety of reasons. Researchers hope to…

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Research Sheep Colony

Sheep thrive in social groups of at least five members. Research facilities strive to design housing that best meets the needs of their animals.  This flock room is lined with hay that is changed every other day allowing the sheep to graze as they would naturally on a pasture.  Their…

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Speak Up For Research!

Speaking out and drawing on your own personal experiences is an essential and effective way to advocate for medical progress. Whatever your role is in the advancement of health for people and animals, everyone can speak up for research to ensure the continued quest for cures and treatments is not…

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Love, Care, Progress

Love, Care, Progress: Research Involving Dogs is the inaugural video in the Love, Care, Progress series, focused on the important role of canines in health research which benefits humans and dogs alike. Research professionals, including a trainer, scientist, animal behaviorist, surgical manager, and veterinarian talk about caring for the animals…

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Research Rabbit Eating Parsley

Fresh vegetables and herbs, like parsley, are given to research rabbits both to enrich their environment and to provide nutrition.  This rabbit lives with seven of her sisters in a room with soft bedding and plenty of areas to explore.  Dividers, tubes, and boxes offer opportunities to chew and hide.

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Mice in Vaccine Research

Mice are the most common species involved in vaccine research. Of course, a mouse is not a human, but researchers are very familiar with the mouse immune system, which allows them to study the strengths and weaknesses of infectious diseases in order  to develop effective immunization strategies. Thanks to mice,…

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A Home for Louie

Louie the hound is adopted after he completes his work as an asthma study subject. Robert J. Adams, DVM, Associate Provost for Animal Research and Resources at the Johns Hopkins University talks about the research dog he adopted in 2015, the need for animals in biomedical research and how human…

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