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Compliance: Animal Use and Care

 Information, Training, and Compliance Documentation for Animal Use and Care  


Online Resources for Animal Care and Use

Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (NIH)

Essentials for Animal Research - A Primer for Research Personnel (USDA)

Ethics for Animal Use in Research (Case Western Reserve University)

Animal Welfare Information Center (USDA)

Animal Care Publications (USDA)

Potential Signs of Pain in Rodents (University of Arizona)

Signs of Distress in Rodents and Small Ruminants (University of Arizona)  

Approved Anesthetics, Analgesics, and Sedatives for Animals (Univ. of Arizona)

Livestock Handling (American Meat Institute)

 

Online Training Programs for Animal Care and Use

Online IACUC Training Module (Pennsylvania State University)

Online Tutorial for Using Animals in Research (NIH)

Online Training Module on Cattle Use (University of Arizona)

Online Training Module on Small Ruminant Use (University of Arizona)

Online Training Module on Poultry Use (University of Arizona)

Online Training Module for Handling Laboratory Rodents (University of Arizona)

 

Federal Regulations and Essential Publications on Animal Care and Use  

Animal Welfare Act (USDA)

PHS Federal Policy on Laboratory Animal Care and Use (NIH)
http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/olaw/references/phspol.htm

The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (ILAR)
http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?isbn=0309053773  
http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=5140
Note: All investigators using animals for biomedical activities should have a copy of the Guide in their labs.

Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Research Animals (ILAR)
http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?isbn=0309052998
Note: All investigators using animals for biomedical or agricultural activities should also have a copy of this publication in their labs.

Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Agricultural Research and Teaching (FASS)
http://www.fass.org/publications.asp
Note: All investigators using animals for agricultural activities should have a copy of the Ag Guide in their labs.







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