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Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Biology Teacher Dissects Live Dog



A biology teacher in Gunnison, Utah dissected a live dog in front of his class.

"I thought that it would be just really a good experience if they could see the digestive system in the living animal," Bierregaard said.

The school's principal, Kirk Anderson, said notifications went to parents explaining the dog was going to be euthanized and that the experiment would be done with the dog's organs still functioning.

The teacher is standing by his decision and calls it the ultimate educational experience.

Principal Anderson said he supports the lesson and it will be allowed to continue because the students are learning.

posted by The Daily Pick at 1:39 AM

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