Animal Testing Essay

General purpose:to persuade Specific Purpose:to persuade my audience that animal testing should be abandoned. Organizational Pattern: problem solution Introduction I. Attention Getter: 115 million animals are used in laboratory experiments around the world each year,19. 5 million of them are killed and 68 percent of them are dogs are cats, that means 13. 4 million of dogs and cats put to death each year! II. Credibility Statement: I’m against animal testing since I know it, I’ve participate in many anti animal testing activities, I’ve read biologists’ articles and news about it and I would like to share the information with you.

III. Relating to the Audience: Modern times many family consider a dog or a cat a member of their family and i believe many of your family have dogs and many products you used are involved animal testing. IV. Thesis Statement: Animal testing is not only morally unacceptably but also useless, it has to be stoped and new testing methods should be utilized. V. Main point preview: Today, i will discuss the cruel history of animal testing, then i ll tell you why animal testing is useless and the solution of testing products without animal experimentation.

Transition:Now you know the topic of my speech, I’ll first talk about the cruel history of animal testing. Body I. Animals were treated poorly by testing human products in history. A: The Draize Test is an eye irritancy test done on rabbits. (KR,2001) B: The LD50 test determines the dosage of a substance that will kill 50% of the animals given that dosage. (Bitz, 2010) C: The Acute toxicity test can does massive damage to tested animals. (Walum, 1998) Transition: now you know how people treated animals in history next I will tell you some facts about animal testing. II.

According to many researches, the results of animal tests rarely maches with human beings. A: 95% of drugs passed by animal tests are dangerous to humans. (Vegan, 2007) B: According to animal tests lemon juice is deadly poison, but arsenic, hemlock and botulin are safe. (Vegan, 2007) C: We use aspirin for aches and pains. It causes birth defects mice, rabbits and rats. Transition: Now you know that most of the animal tests are useless next i will tell you some alternatives of animal testing. III. Animal testing alternatives A: Computer modeling is a good option of animal testing. : computers can make human models instead of real animals 2: No animals would die by using computer models. B: Donated human blood is a good resource of testing. C: In Vitro testing is a new good scientific method that involves the use of cell and tissue cultures to test the effective of drugs. (Ouchterlony, 1949) Transition: In closing, I’ve share with you the cruel history of animal testings and it’s alternatives. Conclusion I. Main Point Review: In this speech, I’ve talked about the history of animal testings, some important facts about animal testings and the alternatives to animal testings.

II. Restatement of Thesis: Animal testing is not only cruel but also useless, it has to be stoped and being replaced by other testing methods II. Clincher:An American Animal rights activists Cesar Chavez said “We need, in a special way, to work twice as hard to help people understand that the animals are fellow creatures, that we must protect them and love them as we love ourselves. ”

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