Dawn Watch recommends a five-part series in Slate about animal testing:
1) Where’s Pepper?
In the summer of 1965, a female Dalmatian was stolen from a farm in Pennsylvania. Her story changed America.
Jun 01, 2009
2) Man Cuts Dog
Pepper arrives at a laboratory in the Bronx.
Jun 02, 2009
3) Pepper Goes to Washington
The most important animal-welfare law in America began with a stolen dog.
Jun 03, 2009
4) Brown Dogs and Red Herrings
Or, why we no longer experiment much on dogs.
Jun 04, 2009
5) Me and My Monkey
The confessions of a reluctant vivisector.
Jun 05, 2009
I’ve seen comments about the series at Animal Person and elsewhere, but I think it’s the kind of thing you just have to read for yourself and make up your own mind about.