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Animal welfare: Laboratory animals
This page provides access to a variety of resources that can help you make a positive difference in the lives of laboratory animals.
AVMA animal welfare principles
The AVMA, as a medical authority for the health and welfare of animals, offers the following eight integrated principles for developing and evaluating…
Future of animal welfare intertwined with veterinary profession
Some current trends in animal welfare he outlined are as follows:
Legislation and Regulations in Laboratory Animal Welfare
An overview of animal welfare legislation and regulation for laboratory animals, as well as actions the AVMA is taking to improve it.
Veterinarians Promote Animal Welfare through Research
An overview of what laboratory animal veterinarians do, including some profiles of practicing laboratory animal veterinarians.
Lawmakers seek expansion of animal welfare regulations
A New York Times story exposing alleged abuses at an agricultural research facility has prompted legislation to expand federal animal
UCSF, USDA settle animal welfare complaint
The University of California-San Francisco in September announced a settlement had been reached with the U.S. government
50 years later, animal welfare act is a work in progress
The Animal Welfare Act was signed into law in 1966, originally to protect laboratory animals while also regulating animal dealers and the
Animal Welfare in Agricultural Research Endeavors (AWARE) Act
This bill will remove the exemption for farm animals used in agricultural research at federal facilities under the Animal Welfare Act
Croney chosen to head Purdue animal welfare center
Candace Croney, PhD, began overseeing the university’s new Center for Animal Welfare Science this February when it opened.
Recent gene-editing technologies are being used to create mice that model human genetic diseases, Holstein cattle lacking horns, and
Multi-institutional study dives deep into cetacean welfare
Some bottlenose dolphins are wearing superhero capes at Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.
Data gathering project launches to improve equine welfare
The Equine Welfare Data Collective launched a metrics gathering effort Nov. 1, 2018, to better understand at-risk and transitioning equids.
Use of Animals in Precollege Education
The AVMA encourages the use of alternatives to live animals for precollege classroom instruction. While the AVMA recognizes that exposure to animals…
Companion animal care guidelines
Preface The following are general guidelines for the proper care and humane treatment of animals in nonagricultural facilities, such as humane…
Use of Animals in Research, Testing, and Education
The AVMA recognizes that animals have an important role in research, testing, and education for continued improvement of human and animal health and…
AVMA emphasizes responsible stewardship of laboratory animals
The AVMA has revised the policy "Use of Animals in Research, Testing, and Education" to balance the emphasis placed on
Inherited Disorders In Responsible Breeding Of Companion Animals
The AVMA supports research in inherited disorders to better educate the veterinary profession and breeders on minimizing disorders in companion animal…
Applications invited for grants in laboratory animal science
Feb. 1 is the deadline to apply for a Grant for Laboratory Animal Science from the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science.
Counting animals in shelters and sharing data
The National Database Project as a platform for the collection and reporting of animal shelter data.
Animal research helps pets, too
This past October, the Foundation for Biomedical Research launched its “Love Animals?
Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year Award
The Bustad Companion Animal Veterinarian of the Year Award recognizes outstanding work of veterinarians in preserving and protecting the human-animal…
Europe adopts new animal testing regulations
Legislation passed by the European Parliament this September will prohibit member states from using great apes in nearly all research
New AVMA guidelines aim to limit animal suffering in emergencies
The AVMA published its first-ever Guidelines for the Depopulation of Animals in April to help veterinarians support animal welfare during drastic…
Another ballot initiative increases housing size for farm animals
As consumers demand to know more about the origin of their foods, the trend toward less-restrictive housing for farm animals has accelerated in recent…