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Tools and Resources

The following websites have information that is informative and valuable to Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee members and the researchers who use laboratory animals.

IACUC Administrator’s Association
American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine Position on Rodent Surgery (PDF)
American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine Position on Medical Records for Animals Used in Research, Teaching, and Testing (PDF)
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
Animal Inspection Reports – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
Animal Welfare Information Center
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Animal Care Policy Manual
Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC)
Breeder calculator
Congressional Research Service Report for Congress on the Animal Welfare Act (PDF)
Ethics of Research Involving Animals – Nuffield Bioethics
Institute for Laboratory Animal Research
Johns Hopkins Center for the Alternatives to Animal Testing
Laboratory Animal Welfare Training Exchange
Laboratory Primate Newsletter
Model Organisms for Biomedical Research
National Association for Biomedical Research (NABR) Animal Law Section
NetVet
Newcastle Consensus Meeting on Carbon Dioxide Euthanasia of Laboratory Animals (PDF)
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Guidelines for Rodent Survival Surgery
Non-human Primates – Training Video
Public Health Service (PHS) Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)
Public Health Service (PHS) OLAW FAQ Website
Rodent Survival Surgery – Training Video
USDA/APHIS Animal Care
USDA Environmental Enrichment for Nonhuman Primates Resource Guide