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Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals, 2013

The following videos are selected presentations on social housing of rabbits, pigs, and nonhuman primates as well as history and perspectives on socially housing laboratory animals. The 2013 Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals playlist can be viewed on YouTube or as individual videos below. 

The 2013 Symposium was held at the National Institutes of Health Natcher Center in Bethesda, Maryland and co-hosted by:

  • USDA, NAL, Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC)
  •  NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)
  • The Enrichment Record
  • Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT)
Table of Contents

A Historical Perspective on Social Housing

Speaker: Kathryn Bayne, AAALAC International

Federal Oversight and Peer-Review Perspectives on Social Housing: Representatives from AAALAC, USDA, and OLAW 

Speakers: Carol Clarke, USDA, APHIS; Brent Morse, NIH, OLAW; and Kathryn Bayne, AAALAC International

Rabbits: Social Housing

Speaker: Karen Froberg, Bio-Serv

Pigs: Social Housing

Speaker: Candace Croney, Purdue University

Socialization of Nonhuman Primate Groups

Speaker: Steven Schapiro, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Socialization: Behavioral Intervention and Temperament Testing 

Speaker: Kristine Coleman, Oregon Health & Science University

These presentations are being hosted by the Animal Welfare Information Center, a service of The National Agricultural Library. Staff did not edit or otherwise modify the original materials. The views expressed in the presentations do not necessarily reflect the policies of the National Agricultural Library or the United States Department of Agriculture.

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