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add more govt docs regarding animal use from original thread
* UW Animal Use Training Program course materials:
* NIH Understanding Humane Animal Care and Use: Find information on animal care and use in laboratory settings, the 3Rs, and animal use ethics.
* NIH Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals is a widely accepted primary reference on animal care and use. The seventh and latest edition of the Guide, published in 1996, was written under the auspices of the Institute for Laboratory Animal Research of the National Academy of Sciences. ttings, the 3Rs, and animal use ethics.
* Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council, National Academy Press, Washington, D.C. 1996
* U.S. Animal Welfare Act as Amended (7 USC, 2131-2159) Animal Welfare Act was signed into law in 1966. It is the only Federal law in the United States that regulates the treatment of animals in research, exhibition, transport, and by dealers. Other laws, policies, and guidelines may include additional species coverage or specifications for animal care and use, but all refer to the Animal Welfare Act as the minimum acceptable standard. The Act was amended six times (1970, 1976, 1985, 1990, 2002, 2007) and is enforced by the USDA, APHIS, Animal Care agency.
* USDA latest news and information concerning Animal Welfare. APHIS provides leadership for determining standards of humane care and treatment of animals. APHIS implements those standards and achieves compliance through inspection, education, and cooperative efforts.
* USDA Animal Welfare Act.
guidelines and it is always ethically required that one treat research animals
with the highest standard of care available within a research protocol.
:: -- Jake Stewart   

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