facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Beagles begin new lives after rescue from lab

June 29, 2013 at 5:07 PM   |   Comments

ROME, June 29 (UPI) -- Beagles rescued from a pharmaceutical lab are beginning new lives with adoptive families, officials at an Italian university said.

The 21 dogs have been through rehabilitation in the department of veterinary science at the University of Pisa, the Italian news agency ANSA reported.

The university announced Friday that all have been placed in new homes.

A pharmaceutical company was using the beagles for testing. They were transferred to the university under a ministry of health program.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Miss Colombia hopeful disqualified for showing underboob
2
See the 4-inch dog that may be England's smallest
3
Video shows aquarium beluga either playing with children or begging for help
4
Watch outraged parent rip Calif. school district for 'forcing' special needs students to recycle
5
Stolen Obama statue discovered with six-pack of Twisted Tea in Pa. park
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback