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The Bittersweet Story of Abbey, a Beagle Rescued from Research

For the first year of her life, Abbey the beagle lived in a small dog run at a veterinary school, where she was used as a teaching candidate for the spay program. Sometimes, she was given occasional walks by volunteers, but she never left the university. The photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur met Abbey in 2012, the year she was rescued by a woman named Melanie. Her time as a research subject had ended, and she became a family dog. 

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