By Josie  November 27th, 2023

Watch How Rescued Lab Beagles Feel Grass for the First Time

These rescued lab beagles have not had the life they deserve and it’s only now that they get to feel grass under their paws for the first time.

Animal activists around the world continue to do vital work by rescuing beagles from testing centers, giving them a taste of what life should really be like: a walk in the park.

Sadly, the beagle’s numerous positive attributes that make them great pets, are also what makes them popular dogs for animal testing.

Beagles Are the Most Popular Lab Dog

Beagles have a calm and friendly disposition, making them easier to handle in a laboratory environment.

Docile Nature

Their willingness to cooperate and adaptability to different situations make them suitable for a range of experimental procedures.


Beagles share significant physiological similarities with humans, making them valuable for studies related to human diseases and drug testing.


Released from their confined indoor cages, these dogs rescued lab beagles experience the warmth of sunlight and the feel of grass under their paws for the very first time.

Lab Beagles Released

Although a beautiful sight, it’s equally heartbreaking, as it underlines the horrible conditions they’ve endured until now.

These dogs often undergo painful and distressing procedures without adequate pain relief or care.

Horrors Faced by Lab Dogs

This mental and physical suffering of these animals is a much-needed reminder of the ethical dilemmas inherent in animal testing.

The United States, China, and several European countries are among the leading users of dogs in laboratory research.

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