ETRIS: Education & Training Resources in In-Vivo Sciences

Animal welfare & husbandry

Animal Welfare Information Center

Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) is a US Government information centre which provides information for improved animal care and use in research, testing, and teaching.

It contains links to resources including animal welfare, 3Rs, humane endpoints, alternatives to animal use, US Government and professional resources and US State and local laws.

This resource was developed by the US Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Library. Most information on it is in the public domain and can be freely distributed or copied. Copyright of resources on linked external sites is retained by those providers.

This resource will be of benefit to animal care and husbandry staff, researchers and Institutions involved in the breeding, care or use of animals in research in the USA

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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