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Position Statement on Student Science Projects

The BC SPCA opposes the use of live animals for science projects unless:

  • the animal is a domesticated species that has been bred and raised according to the Five Freedoms; and
  • the purpose of the project is to demonstrate animal care practices or enriched
    animal environments that result in a higher quality of life for companion animals.

Approved by the Board of Directors – February 2009