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Dogs (Smoking Tests)

Volume 951: debated on Tuesday 13 June 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many of the original 42 beagle dogs used in smoking tests by ICI are still being used for this purpose; and what is the number of beagle dogs currently being used in this way.

The experiment began with 48 dogs of which 42 are still under experiment for the purpose of observation, though no longer inhaling smoke. No dogs are being used in similar experiments elsewhere.