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Animal Testing Statistics

Animal Testing Statistics
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 year 13,400,000
Total amount of animals killed each year in research 19,500,000
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 pain 6%
Total percent of animals that experience no pain 61%
Total percent of animals euthanized to avoid pain 31%
Total percentage of Adults who say they’re against animal testing 43%
Total amount of animals in the U.S. used for testing on agricultural experiments 1.13 million (not including mice and rats)
Total Number of Animals in Research Annually
Species Total Number
Dogs 66,610
Primates 57,531
Pigs 58,598
Rabbits 245,786
Cats 22,921
Hamsters 176,988
Sheep 32,260
Statistic & Data References
Sources: Buzzle, Animal Welfare Act, Statistic Brain Research Institute
Date research was conducted: September 4th, 2015