Links to Animal Related Information

Animal Welfare Legislation, Regulations, Accreditation

Animal Welfare Act

Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) (

Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare NIH (

Animal Resources

Animal Welfare Information Center (

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (

American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (

The American Physiological Society (

Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR) (

American Society or Laboratory Animal Practitioners (ASLAP) (

International Council for Laboratory Animal Science (ICLAS) (

Animal Welfare

Americans for Medical Progress Education (

Foundation for Biomedical Research (

incurably ill For Animal Research (

Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (Prim&R) (

Scientists Center for Animal Welfare (SCAW) (

Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (

Canadian Council on Animal Care (

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) (

Position Statements

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) (

-         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) (

-         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) (

Altweb: Alternatives to Animal Testing on the Web (John Hopkins) (

Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) (

University of California Center for Animal Alternatives (