A Guide to the Behavior & Enrichment of Laboratory Rodents is an introductory booklet which provides information on the behaviours of commonly used laboratory rodents, and guidance on their environmental enrichment requirements.
The resource includes details of the natural history, natural and laboratory behaviours of different species, behavioural and physiological needs, environmental enrichment requirements, observational standard operating procedures and ethograms. Extensive references and links to videos of specific behaviours of the different species are also provided.
It was written by behaviour and enrichment experts in partnership with Charles River Laboratories Inc., a supplier of research animal models and services. The guide is available free of charge by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
This guide will be of use to researchers and animal care and welfare staff.
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