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Breeding dogs for research is cruel -- Renee Moen

November 14, 2018

I was disappointed to see the Mount Horeb referendum about animal research fail. It would at least have made a statement about Ridglan Farms. The fact that anyone is allowed to breed and sell 3,000 beagles every year to research labs is beyond troubling.

I don’t advocate using animals for research. But even rounding up rabbits, squirrels and chipmunks would be a step up from breeding domestic animals for this purpose.

It’s a sad commentary on our society.

Renee Moen, Madison

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