I Spy…

From The Economist, 12 Nov 2016.

This is a crazy, scary new turn in animal experiments.

I don’t know if you can see it well, but the story is that pharmaceutical companies have now started approaching private ‘pet’ owners with a deal: you test our new drugs on your sick dog, and we will fund whatever human drugs you need’. Because pet owners are not recognised as legal guardians of their pets, and simply as owners (of a something rather than a someone) they can, and according to this article – have- been keen to to participate.

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