International Association Against Painful Experiments on Animals


Dr Robert Sharpe - Scientific Director

International Association Against Painful Experiments on Animals

Why animal experiments are irrelevant to the main factors which govern our health.

In recent years the use of animals in scientific, medical and industrial research has become a hotly contested issue. As a result the powerful vested interest groups, whose profits and livelihood depend on laboratory animals, have stepped up their campaign to ensure the survival of vivisection. Without animal experiments, it is claimed, there would be dire consequences: research would grind to a halt and we would still be living in the Dark Ages. But are the benefits really so great, or are they exaggerated for propaganda purposes? Indeed, would medical science be better off without animal research?

Download as a PDF


  1. Page 1
  2. Page 2
  3. Page 3
  4. Page 4
  5. Page 5
  6. Page 6
  7. Page 7
  8. Page 8
  9. Page 9
  10. Page 10
  11. Page 11
  12. Page 12
  13. Page 13
  14. Page 14
  15. Page 15
  16. References

© IAAPEA 2021

Site design by Brit-net