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Some Animal Welfare Resources on the Internet

Joshua_Dein@usgs.gov
National Wildlife Health Center
http://www.emtc.nbs.gov/nwhchome.html
September, 1997


Laws and Policy Documents

U.S. Government Principles for the Care and Use of Animals Used in Testing.
Research, and Education
Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
http://www.nih.gov/grants/oprr/phspol.htm#principle

Animal Welfare Act
http://netvet.wustl.edu/awa.htm

Animal Care and Use Guidelines

Guidelines for Use of Fishes in Field Research
http://www.utexas.edu/depts/asih/pubs/fishguide.html

Guidelines for Use of Live Amphibians and Reptiles in Field Research
http://www.utexas.edu/depts/asih/pubs/herpcoll.html

Information Resources for Reptiles, Amphibians, Fish, and Cephalopods Used in Biomedical Research
http://netvet.wustl.edu/species/amphib/reptiler.txt

Ornithological Council (Bird guidelines under revision)
http://www.nmnh.si.edu/BIRDNET/

American Society of Mammalogists
http://wkuweb1.wku.edu/~asm/ancarecomm.html

PHS Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/labrats/

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Guidebook
http://hayato.med.osaka-u.ac.jp/index/guide/inform/regulation/usadocs/arena.txt

1993 Report of the AVMA Panel on Euthanasia
http://netvet.wustl.edu/org/awic/bib/avmaeuth.htm

Organizations

USDA/Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
http://www.aphis.usda.gov/oa/new/aw.html

Animal Welfare Information Center
http://netvet.wustl.edu/awic.htm

OPRR - Laboratory Animal Welfare
http://www.nih.gov/grants/oprr/library_animal.htm

Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC)
http://www.aaalac.org/home.htm

NetVet/Electronic Zoo
http://netvet.wustl.edu

American Association of Wildlife Veterniarians
http://www.emtc.nbs.gov/http_data/whip/aawvnet.html

American Association of Zoo Veterinarians
http://www.worldzoo.org/aazv/aazv.htm

American Zoo and Aquarium Association
http://www.aza.org/

Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching
http://www.adelaide.edu.au/ANZCCART/

The Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW)
http://www.users.dircon.co.uk/~ufaw3/


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