Pages in category "Animal testing" The following 90 pages are in this category, out of 90 total. This list may not reflect recent changes . Template:Animal testing ... Definition: “Alternatives” or “Substitutes” is defined as anything from absolute to partial replacement of live animals in biomedical research and testing.The use of animals in biomedical research are adjuncts, aids, shortcuts, or supplements which help an investigator to decide whether an experiment on an animal is likely to produce a useful result. Rodents are commonly used in animal testing, particularly mice and rats, but also guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils and others. Mice are the most commonly used vertebrate species, due to their availability, size, low cost, ease of handling, and fast reproduction rate I think people agree with animal testing for several reasons, one reason is because of labratories such as a medicine lab. They use the animals to test and study the side effects of that medicine ... Animals receive more sophisticated medical care because of animal tests that have led to advances in veterinary medicine. Over 10 times more animals are used by humans for other purposes (agriculture, hunting, pest control) than are used in animal testing. 100 million animals are killed by hunting each year.