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University of Michigan Medical School to Stop Using Live Dogs for Surgical Training

Animals  (tags: live dogs, surgical training, stop using, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, pets, AnimalCruelty )

- 3493 days ago -
University of Michigan Medical School was one the few medical schools in the country to use live animals and possibly the only one to use shelter dogs to train students for advanced trauma life support training. In January, an animal activist group,


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Kasia Rybak (16)
Friday February 27, 2009, 7:14 am
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, launched a campaign to end this practice. They rented billboards with the message, ďDonít put manís best friend under the knife. Stop the live dog lab.Ē

Gillian M (218)
Friday February 27, 2009, 1:06 pm

Cher C (1426)
Saturday February 28, 2009, 1:17 pm
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