There are currently about 65,000 dogs in experimental laboratories in the United States according to the Beagle Freedom Project. And they say 96% of them are beagles. These dogs are used because of their calm and trusting personalities.
Critics say the experiments are like torture for these dogs. The Beagle Freedom Project has rescued more than 150 dogs and wants to get more out of the labs. For more information go to beaglefreedomproject.org. Watch Jane's interview with the president of the Beagle Freedom Project here.