McCartney blasts muscular dystrophy experiments on dogs
Sir Paul McCartney has criticised a university using dogs to treat people living with a debilitating illness.
The iconic singer shared his disgust on a video shared by PETA which shows canines at Texas A&M University (TAMU) in distress as the undergo invasive experiments for muscular dystrophy research.
McCartney wrote in a letter addressed to TAMU President Michael K. Young: “The video footage of golden retrievers in your university’s dog laboratory is heartbreaking,
“I have had dogs since I was a boy and loved them all dearly, including Martha, who was my companion for about 15 years and about whom I wrote the song ‘Martha My Dear’.”
“Please do the right thing by ending the suffering of dogs in TAMU’s muscular dystrophy laboratory and switching to modern research methods instead.”
Michael K. Young’s contact details are Email: [email protected]. Phone: (979) 845-2217