Animal Care: Useful Links
Canadian Council on Animal Care
Reference Centres and Databases 

Journals and Newsletters 

Libraries
  
Guidelines and Legislation
Canadian Organizations 
US Organizations 

International Organizations
Resources from Canadian Universities 
Alternatives 

Educational Sites



Canadian Council on Animal Care

Reference Centres and Database

ALTWEB 
Federal Register
GO3R!
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUCs)'s Bookmarks
INVITTOX Databank of In Vitro Techniques in Toxicology
MEDWEB
MICROBES.INFO
NC3Rs - National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research
NETVET
Norwegian School of Veterinary Science
Norwegian Reference Centre for Laboratory Animal Science and Alternatives
Norwegian School of Veterinary Science
Primate Enrichment Database
References for Users of Transgenic Animals
Thomson Reuters  

Journals and Newsletters

AALAS in Action - American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS),   
ALTA - Alternatives to Laboratory Animals
ALN - Animal Lab News  
Animal Welfare 
AABS - Applied Animal Behavior Science
CALAS - Canadian Association of Laboratory Animal Science 
Canadian Journal of Animal Science  
Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research  
CM - Comparative Medicine  
ILARJ - Institute for Laboratory Animal Research 
JAAWS - Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science  
JAALAS - Journal of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
JAVMA - Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 
Lab Animal
Laboratory Animals
Laboratory Primate Newsletter 
Nature  
New Scientist  
Science  
Tech Talk - American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) 
CVJ -The Canadian Veterinary Journal  
The Scientist 
The Shape of Enrichment 

Libraries

Bibliothèque de médecine vétérinaire de l'Université de Montréal
CISTI - Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information
The Electronic Zoo
NAL - National Agricultural Library
NLM - National Library of Medicine
Virtual Library Veterinary Medicine

Guidelines and Legislation

Canadian Guidelines and Legislation
NFACC - Codes of Practice and Factsheets of the National Farm Animal Care Council
HC - Health Canada - Laboratory Biosafety Guidelines
Schedule III, Tri-Agency (CIHR, NSERC & SSHRC) Memorandum of understanding (MOU) on the Roles and Responsibilities in the Management of Federal Grants and Awards

US Guidelines and Legislation
APA - American Psychological Association: Guidelines for Ethical Conduct in the Care and Use of Animals
AWIC - Animal Welfare Information Center: Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees
US Animal Welfare Act
US Government Principles for the Utilization and Care of Vertebrate Animals Used in Testing, Research and Training
US Guide to the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

European Guidelines and Legislation
EU legislation (applicable to 27 Member States of the EU) for the protection of animals used for scientific purposes
Introduction to Norwegian Legislation on the Use of Laboratory Animals (Norway)
LAV - Lega antivivisezione (Italy)

Canadian Organizations

AAC - Animal Alliance of Canada
AAFC - Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
ACFD - Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry
AFMC - Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada
AUCC - Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
CAHI - Canadian Animal Health Institute
CALAM - Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Medicine
CALAS - Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science
CAZA - Canadian Association of Zoos and Aquariums
CAZWV - Canadian Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians
CBS - Canadian Bioethics Society
CFAVM - Canadian Faculties of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
CFHS - Canadian Federation of Humane Societies
CIHR - Canadian Institutes of Health Research
CMA - Canadian Medical Association
CSZ - Canadian Society of Zoologists
CVMA - Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
DFO - Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
DND - Department of National Defence
EC - Environment Canada
HC - Health Canada
HSFC - Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada
NCIC - Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute
NRCC - National Research Council of Canada
NSERC - Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council
RSC - The Royal Society of Canada
Rx&D - Canada's Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies

US Organizations

AALAS - American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
ACLAM - American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
APHIS - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
APS - American Physiological Society
ASLAP - American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners
ASPCA - American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
AVMA - American Veterinary Medical Association
AWIC - Animal Welfare Information Center
CAAT - Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
FBR - Foundation for Biomedical Research
ILAR - Institute of Laboratory Animal Research
MISMR - Michigan Society for Medical Research
NABR - National Association for Biomedical Research
OHRP - Office for Human Research Protections
PHS - Public Health Service
PRIM&R - Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research
RDS - Understanding Animal Research in Medicine
SCAW - Scientists Center for Animal Welfare
USDA - United States Department of Agriculture

International Organizations

AAALAC - Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International
ANZCCART - Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching
ECVAM - European Centre for the Validation of Alternative Methods
FRAME - Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments
ICLAS - International Council for Laboratory Animal Science
IICA - Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
LASA - Laboratory Animal Science Association
UFAW - Universities Federation for Animal Welfare

Resources from Canadian Universities

Simon Fraser University, Research Policies
University of Alberta, Animal Policy and Welfare Program
University of Calgary, Research Policy-Animal Care
University of Guelph, Animal Care Services
University of Northern British Columbia, Policy and Procedures on Animal Care

Alternatives

CCAC Three Rs Microsite
Bergen University (Norway), Laboratory Animal Veterinary Services - Blood collection using the saphenous vein: An alternative to retro-orbital collection
AltTox - Non-animal Methods for Toxicity Testing
ALTWEB
AWIC - Animal Welfare Information Center
ECVAM - European Centre for the Validation of Alternative Methods
FRAME - Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments
GO3R!
INVITTOX - Databank of In Vitro Techniques in Toxicology
NCA - Netherland Centre Alternatives
Norwegian School of Veterinary Science
Norwegian Reference Centre for Laboratory Animal Science and Alternatives

Educational Sites

APS - American Psychological Society
Animals in research: questions and answers
PIR - Partners in Research
Norwegian College of Veterinary Medicine - virtual tour of an animal facility