Animal Research


National Health and Medical Research Council
Australian code of practice for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes - 7th edition 2004


Canadian Council on Animal Care
Guide to the care and use of experimental animals Other guidelines and statements from CCAC can be found here as well.

Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
Animal welfare position statements

National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
Research Requiring the Use of Animals

Great Britain

Parliament. House of Lords
Report of the Select Committee on Animals in Scientific Procedures

United States

American College of Surgeons
Statement on the Use of Animals in Research, Education, and Teaching

American Psychological Association's Committee on Animal Research and Ethics (CARE)
Guidelines for Ethical Conduct in the Care and Use of Animals

American Veterinary Medical Association
Report of the AVMA Panel on Euthanasia (2000) (PDF format - Adobe Reader required)

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). Consensus Conference on Animals in Biomedical Research
Statement of Principles for the Use of Animals in Research and Education (1994)

Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council
Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. National Academies Press, 1996. [free download]

Johns Hopkins Animal Care and Use site

United States Government
Animal Welfare Act and Regulations