Helpful Links


Alternatives to Animal Testing Bibliography: National Library of Medicine

ALTWEB: Alternatives to Animal Testing - Refinement, Reduction and Replacement

Animal Use Alternative Thesaurus: National Agricultural Library

Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing: CAAT - Johns Hopkins University - School of Public Health

Center for Animal Alternatives: University of California at Davis

Norwegian Reference Centre for Laboratory Animal Science and Alternatives

Sources of Information About Alternatives: University of California, Santa Barbara


AGRICOLA: AGRICultural OnLine Access, U.S. Department of Agriculture

MEDLINE: National Library of Medicine

TOXLINE: National Library of Medicine


Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service: APHIS - U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Animal Care: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, USDA

Animal Welfare Information Center: AWIC - National Agricultural Library, USDA

Intramural Animal Care and Use Program: NIH

PHS Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare

Laws, Regulations, and Federal Policies

Animal Welfare Act

Animal Welfare Regulations (9CFR Chapter 1)

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, ILAR

Health Research Extension Act of 1985, Public Law 99-158 "Animals in Research"

NASA Principles for the Ethical Care and Use of Animals

Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Animal Care Policy Manual

U.S. Government Principles for the Utilization and Care of Vertebrate Animals Used in Testing, Research, and Training


American Association for Laboratory Animal Science: AALAS

American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine: ACLAM

American Society of Laboratory Animal Practioners: ASLAP

American Veterinary Medical Association: AVMA

Americans for Medical Progress

Applied Research Ethics National Association: ARENA

Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International: AAALAC International

Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching (ANZCCART)

Canadian Council on Animal Care

Foundation for Biomedical Research

Institute for Laboratory Animal Research: ILAR - National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research: PRIM&R

Research Defence Society: RDS

Scientists Center for Animal Welfare: SCAW

Universities Federation for Animal Welfare

Utrecht University, Centre for Animal Welfare

Publications and Reports

ACLAM Report on Adequate Veterinary Care

Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories: CDC/NIH

Chimpanzees in Research - Strategies for their Ethical Care, Management and Use: ILAR

Corrositex®: An in vitro Test Method for Assessing Dermal Corrosivity Potential of Chemicals: ICCVAM

Essentials for Animal Research: B. T. Bennett, M. J. Brown and J. C. Schofield

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals: ILAR

Guidelines for the Ethical Conduct in the Care and Use of Animals, American Psychological Association

Guidelines to the Use of Wild Birds in Research: The Orthinological Council


Lab Animal Magazine

Laboratory Animals Journal Home Page

Monoclonal Antibody Production: ILAR

NIH Plan for the Use of Animals in Research

Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Research Animals: ILAR

Psychological Well-Being of Nonhuman Primates: ILAR

Report of the AVMA Panel on Euthanasia

Validation and Regulatory Acceptance of Toxicological Test Methods: ICCVAM

Ventilation Design Handbook on Animal Research Facilities Using Static Microisolators, NIH


Model Organisms for Biomedical Research

NETVET: Veterinary Resources

NIH Design Policy and Guideline


Guide for Developing Educational and Training Programs: ILAR

Laboratory Animal Training Association

Laboratory Animal Welfare Training Exchange

PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals Online Tutorial

Working Safely with Nonhuman Primates Video
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