Lab Animal Links

Links to Animal Related Information

Animal Welfare Legislation, Regulations, Accreditation

Animal Resources

Animal Welfare

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Position Statements

  • American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) (
    • Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
    • International Standards for Assessing Quality of Laboratory Rodents
    • Improving the Scientific Basis for Regulation of Animal Care and Use
    • Infrastructure Support for Animal-Based Research
    • Inclusion of Mice and Rats Under USDA Regulatory Oversight
    • Health Care for Genetically Altered Animals
    • Recognition and Alleviation of Pain and Distress in Laboratory Animals
  • American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) (
    • Academics and Research Committee Report
    • Adequate Veterinary Care
    • Animal Use in Research and Teaching
    • Statement of the 3R’s
    • Training and Education in the Use of Animals
    • Value of AAALAC Accreditation
    • Letter to the USDA Regarding Rats, Mice and Birds Lawsuit Settlement Plan

Alternatives to Animal Testing