Fury over plan to kill six dogs as part of lab experiment testing dental implants in Sweden

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Six Labradors will be killed at the end of a medical trial testing dental implants at a Swedish laboratory.

The two-year-old animals will be killed at the University of Gothenburg so that researchers can continue to test how the implants alter bone and tissue.

Part - Testing - Labradors - Teeth - Implants

As part of the testing, each of the black Labradors have had more than a third of their teeth extracted and replaced with implants.

The Djurrättsalliansen (Animal Rights Alliance) is trying to prevent Venus, Milia, Mimosa, Luna, Lotus and Zuri being killed at the end of their treatment.

Local - Göran - Landberg - Deputy - Vice-Chancellor

The Local reported Göran Landberg, Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research at the university, as saying: 'It's difficult for us to reach a consensus on these issues, but dialogue is important.

'As we see it, animal experiments are still needed in some kinds of research, to develop new medicines and treatment methods and gain basic knowledge.'

People - Petition - Animal - Rights - Alliance

More than 80,000 people have signed the petition put forward by the Animal Rights Alliance.

But the chairman of the organisation has said that despite the signatures 'in two weeks they will be killed' the Harliga Hund...
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