Online Guides & Laws

Animal Care and Use Committees Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC)

Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986. Code of Practice for the Housing and Care of Animals Used in Scientific Procedures (1989) Home Office

Appendix A of the European Convention for the Protection of Vertebrate Animals Used for Experimental and Other Scientific Purposes (ETS No. 123) enacted June 15, 2007. Council of Europe: Strasbourg, France

Final Rule: Animal Welfare; Standards; 9 CFR (1991) Federal Register, Vol. 55: 6426-6505

Final Report on Environmental Enhancement to promote the psychological well-being of nonhuman primates (1999) U.S. Department of Agriculture - Animal Health Inspection Service

Draft Policy on Environmental Enhancement for Nonhuman Primates (1999) Federal Register, Vol. 64: 38145-38150

Guidelines to the ethical use and care of animals in science. Canadian Council on Animal Care

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (1996) Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council

Public Health Service Policy and Government Principles Regarding the Care and Use of Animals (1996) Office for Protection from Research Risks

The Principles of Humane Experimental Techniques Special Edition (1992) Russell WMS and Burch RL. Universities Federation for Animal Welfare

The Psychological Well-Being of Nonhuman Primates (1998) Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council

Swiss Federal Act on Animal Protection. Revision des Tierschutzgesetzes. Federal Veterinary Office

Deutsches Tierschutzgesetz Gesellschaft Gesundheit und Forschung