ETRIS: Education & Training Resources in In-Vivo Sciences

Animal welfare & husbandry

Common Marmoset care

Common marmoset care is an interactive website comprising of information on the common marmoset and how best to care for them in captivity, the latter including sections on housing and husbandry, enrichment, handling and training, and resources for understanding their behavioours. In addition to containing over 100 videos, it provides links to international guidelines and best practice.

This resource was developed by a collaborative partnership between the University of Stirling (UK), the Primate Society of Great Britain Captive Care Working Party and the UK National Centre for the 3Rs. Copyright is retained by

Common Marmoset care is of use as an educational and reference resource for both colleagues involved in the care and husbandry of marmosets (whether as private owners, Zoos or research facilities) and those who use them in their research.

Other resources in this category:

  • A Guide to the Behavior & Enrichment of Laboratory Rodents - view
  • Animal Welfare Information Center - view
  • Assessing animal welfare and suffering - view
  • Basic Assessment of Laboratory Animal Health and Welfare - view
  • Code of Practice for the Housing and Care of Animals Bred, Supplied or Used for Scientific Purposes - view
  • Common Marmoset care - view
  • Euthanasia of Animals - view
  • Extended Welfare Assessment Grid - view
  • Guide for the care and use of laboratory animals - view
  • Humane Endpoints - view
  • Mouse Welfare Terms - view
  • Pain assessment: Grimace scales - view
  • Recognising post-operative pain in animals - view
  • Recognition & prevention of pain, suffering and distress in laboratory animals - view
  • Recognizing Pain in Animals - view
  • Refining Dog Care - view
  • Rodent Reference Information - view
  • Severe Suffering - view
  • Severity Assessment Framework - view
  • Severity Assessment Road Map - view
  • The Macaque Website - view

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