Resources Governing Animal Care and Use


Animal Welfare Act 

Guide for the Care and Use of laboratory Animals

Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, tutorial


American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine

American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners

Animal Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), USDA

Animal Welfare Information Center, USDA National Agricultural Library

ARENA/OLAW Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Guidebook (ARENA is the Applied Research Ethics National Association; OLAW is the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare, NIH, Office of Extramural Research)

Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care

Bibliography on Alternatives to Animal Testing (National Library of Medicine)

Definition of Pain and Distress and reporting Requirements for Laboratory Animals: Proceedings of the Workshop Held June 22, 2000

Institute for Laboratory Animal Research, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences

The Johns Hopkins University Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT)

CAAT links to "Alternatives to Animal Testing on the Web: Reduction, Refinement, Replacement:"

Laboratory Animal Management Association

NIH-Institutional Administrator's Manual for Laboratory Animal Care and Use

NIH/OLAW list of useful links

The Norwegian Reference Centre for Laboratory Animal Science & Alternatives

Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Research Animals, Committee on Occupational Safety and Health in Research Animal Facilities, Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council (1997)

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