This video was made by the Beagle Freedom Project. They have a mission to rescue these cutest of animals from test labs across the USA. We all probably tend to think of animal testing as rats and other less popular animals but the sad truth is, these labs use many different types of animal including dogs.

Beagles See Sun and Grass for the First Time After a Life in a Laboratory - YouTube

Beagles are the most popular breed for lab use because of their friendly, docile, trusting, forgiving, people-pleasing personalities. The research industry says they adapt well to living in a cage, and are inexpensive to feed. Research beagles are usually obtained directly from commercial breeders who specifically breed dogs to sell to scientific institutions.

The video shows a group of rescued dogs being set free from their cramped cages. They have never even felt grass on their paws until this video was made. The saddest part is seeing how they are so used to be couped up in these little cages that they don’t dare step outside.

Don’t worry, there is a happy ending for these dogs but there are thousands more that die every day in the confines of test labs. It is so sad.