Links to Animal Related Information

Animal Welfare Legislation, Regulations, Accreditation

Animal Welfare Act

Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) (www.aaalac.org)

Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare NIH (www.grants.nih.gov/grants/olaw)

Animal Resources

Animal Welfare Information Center (www.nal.usda.gov/awic)

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (www.aalas.org)

American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (www.aclam.org)

The American Physiological Society (www.the-aps.org)

Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR) (dels.nas.edu/ilar)

American Society or Laboratory Animal Practitioners (ASLAP) (www.aslap.org)

International Council for Laboratory Animal Science (ICLAS) (www.iclas.org)

Animal Welfare

Americans for Medical Progress Education (www.ampef.org)

Foundation for Biomedical Research (www.fbresearch.org)

incurably ill For Animal Research (www.iiFAR.org)

Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (www.grants.nih.gov/grants/olaw)

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (Prim&R) (www.primr.org)

Scientists Center for Animal Welfare (SCAW) (www.scaw.com)

Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (www.ufaw.org.uk)

Canadian Council on Animal Care (www.ccac.ca/)

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

IACUC.org (www.iacuc.org)

Position Statements

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) (www.aalas.org)

-         Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

-         International Standards for Assessing Quality of Laboratory Rodents

-         Improving the Scientific Basis for Regulation of Animal Care and Use

-         Infrastructure Support for Animal-Based Research

-         Inclusion of Mice and Rats Under USDA Regulatory Oversight

-         Health Care for Genetically Altered Animals

-         Recognition and Alleviation of Pain and Distress in Laboratory Animals

American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) (www.aclam.org)

-         Academics and Research Committee Report

-         Adequate Veterinary Care

-         Animal Use in Research and Teaching

-         Statement of the 3Rs

-         Training and Education in the Use of Animals

-         Value of AAALAC Accreditation

-         Letter to the USDA Regarding Rats, Mice and Birds Lawsuit Settlement Plan

Alternatives to Animal Testing

Alternatives to Animal Testing Bibliography (NIH) (http://sis.nlm.nih.gov)

Altweb: Alternatives to Animal Testing on the Web (John Hopkins) (http://altweb.jhsph.edu/)

Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) (http://caat.jhsph.edu/)

University of California Center for Animal Alternatives (http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/teaching.html)