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Animal Testing Statistics Data
Total number of cats in the U.S.76,430,000
Total number of dogs in U.S.54,000,000
Total amount of dogs and cats put to death each year13,400,000
Total amount of animals killed each year in research19,500,000
Total percent of all testing done on rodents (rats or mice)87.5 %
Total percent of testing done on non-human primates.5 %
Total percent of animals tested that experience pain6 %
Total percent of animals that experience no pain61 %
Total percent of animals euthanized to avoid pain31 %
Total percentage of Adults who say they’re against animal testing43 %
Total amount of animals in the U.S. used for testing on agricultural experiments1.13 million (not including mice and rats)
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Total Number of Animals in Research AnnuallyData
SpeciesTotal Number
Dogs66,610
Primates57,531
Pigs58,598
Rabbits245,786
Cats22,921
Hamsters176,988
Sheep32,260
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Buzzle, Animal Welfare Act, Statistic Brain Research Institute
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 4, 2016

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