In the United States, research, testing and education is conducted with millions of animals each year.

In the 1950s there existed two factions with polar opposite positions regarding research with animals.

Learn more about AWI's campaigns regarding animals in laboratories.

Find out more about alternatives to animals in laboratories, including "The 3R's": replacement, reduction and refinement.

The deadline for the 2015 Refinement and Enrichment Grants has passed. Applications will become available again in September, 2015.

The mission of the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) is to "enhance the quality of research, teaching, and testing by promoting humane, responsible animal care and use," and the organization awards accreditation to institutions that are deemed to...

This area was created to serve as a secure and confidential source for the reporting of any specific concerns about the well-being of animals in research, testing and/or teaching. is open to all persons wishing to notify us about any animal welfare problem in the laboratory.