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Animal welfare & husbandry

Basic Assessment of Laboratory Animal Health and Welfare

http://www.ahwla.org.uk/site/tutorials/HW/HW01-Title.html

Basic Assessment of Laboratory Animal Health and Welfare is a tutorial which provides a basic introduction to assessment of the health and welfare of laboratory animals. It includes indices of good health and welfare and ways to recognise signs of pain, suffering and distress in laboratory animals. The resource comprises of a 42 section Flash animation, with individual sections containing pictures, video clips and experimental evidence. This tutorial forms one section of the Assessing the Health and Welfare of Laboratory Animals website http://www.ahwla.org.uk/index.html

This resource was developed by the Animal Welfare Newcastle University, United Kingdom. Copyright is retained by Newcastle University.

The tutorial is designed to be used by inexperienced research workers and staff involved in animal care.

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