lab animals

Resources

 

Regulatory Agencies

AAALAC - Association for Accreditation and Assessment of Laboratory Animal Care International

NIH - National Institutes of Health - Health Research Extension Act

OLAW - Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare

USDA - US Department of Agriculture - Animal Welfare Act

 

Animal Welfare Organizations

AWIC - Animal Welfare Information Center - USDA

CAAT - Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing

SCAW - Scientists Center for Animal Welfare

 

Guidelines

The Guide - The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals - 7th edition

The New Guide - The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals - 8th edition (large PDF file)

AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia

Guidelines of the American Society of Mammologists for the Use of Wild Mammals in Research

Guidelines for the Care and Use of Mammals in Neuroscience and Behavioral Research

Guidelines for Use of Live Amphibians and Reptiles in Field Research