Animal Patents, Summary Of Survey Findings
This report from the American Anti-Vivisection Society is based on interviews with 1,008 adults, with results showing that the majority of U.S. citizens are opposed to the cloning of companion animals and the sale of genetically engineered animals as pets.
Eight in ten Americans (80%) oppose the cloning of companion animals, while only 13% are in favor. Women (86%) are more opposed than men (74%) and those aged 55 or older (88%) are more opposed than younger adults (78%).
The vast majority of adults (84%) do not believe that companies should be allowed to genetically engineer animals for sale as pets, while 12% think this should be allowed.