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Animal handling and restraint

Practical Animal Handling

Practical animal handling is tutorial comprising of notes, images and videos which demonstrate the correct procedures for handling and restraint (including for administration of substances by injection) of rodents, rabbits and ferrets. It also covers the handling and restraint of both young and aged animals

This resource is released by the AHLWA (Assessing the Health and Welfare of Laboratory Animals) and the British Veterinary Association Animal Welfare Foundation. Copyright is retained by Newcastle University, UK

This resource is suitable for undergraduate and postgraduate training and for staff CPD. It should not replace hands-on training within an individual's Institution, but be used as a supplementary educational resource.

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