Less than six months after PETA released its undercover investigation in
laboratories at the University of Utah, Utah legislators voted
overwhelmingly to amend an archaic state law so that government-run
animal shelters would no longer be forced upon request to sell dogs and
cats to laboratories for use in cruel and deadly experiments.
PETA's investigation and the new law also prompted the shelter that had
been selling the most animals to the university to end the shameful
practice. Until March 2010, Utah was one of only three states in the
country that still mandated that animal shelters sell animals to
laboratories. PETA's undercover investigation revealed that each year,
more than 100 homeless cats and dogs from animal shelters in Utah were
being sold to the university and used in invasive, painful, and deadly
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