Animal experimentation: are we allowed to do that? In this thematic portal, researchers of the Swiss Laboratory Animal Science Association give answers to frequently asked questions.

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The COVID-19 pandemic clearly shows how important animal research is in combating new diseases.


Animal research allows progress in medicine:

Research into the fundamentals of somatic functions as well as known and new diseases and pathogens – Innovations or developments in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases in humans and animals – Training of doctors, veterinary surgeons, animal keepers and scientists

Animal research protects humans, animals and the environment:

Checking the toxicity/safety of active substances and products for protecting health and life