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Univ. of Virginia: Stop Using Live Cats In Medical Training | Care2 Causes

Univ. of Virginia: Stop Using Live Cats In Medical Training | Care2 Causes

Could you tolerate the medical training practice of innocent cats repeatedly having a tube inserted into their windpipes? The University of Virginia says it is vital to their pediatric residency program. Iconic game show host and animal activist Bob Barker calls it cruel. Bob Barker is once again speaking up for victimized animals. He has teamed up with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine asking the University of Virginia to stop using three cats as part of their intubation training technique for medical students. PCRM and Barker argue that high-tech simulators should be used for training instead of live felines. “I’m very concerned about the pain and suffering these animals experience – and I’m also worried that pediatrics residents are being short-changed on their education,” Barker wrote in a recent letter to University of Virginia President Teresa A. Sull...

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