Positive health and welfare are important for an animal's mental and physical needs. Find selected resources on humane animal care (e.g., proper nutrition, housing, and environment, as well as, prevention of pain, suffering, disease, and disability).
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The AWAHDC contains publications related to the Animal Welfare Act which fall into three categories: legislative history, regulatory history, and USDA publications.
AWIC's free virtual and in-person workshops focus on the Animal Welfare Act and its requirements, 3Rs alternatives, and alternatives literature searching. Customizable trainings are also available upon request.
AWIC provides free alternatives literature searching services, as well as instruction and best practices for performing an alternatives literature search. Find resources such as pre-made search strings on animal welfare and animal use alternatives.