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Animal Welfare Information Center

The Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) is mandated by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) to provide information for improved animal care and use in research, testing, and teaching. 

beagle dogs playing in a social housing kennel

Social Housing of Laboratory Animals

Information about pair and group housing of common animals used in research.

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Workshop on Meeting the Information Requirements of the Animal Welfare Act

AWIC provides training on how to effectively search the literature for 3Rs alternatives.

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Animal Welfare Act (AWA)

Sets standards for the treatment of animals in research, exhibition, transport, and by dealers.

Chemist Joyce Foster extracts chemicals to determine which plants are safe, palatable, and nutritious for livestock.   Photo by Scott Bauer.

3Rs Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities for the Replacement, Refinement or Reduction of the use of animals in scientific research or testing.

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July 21, 2017 to July 25, 2017
Indianapolis, IN
July 25, 2017 to July 26, 2017
Wyndham Historic District
Philadelphia, PA
August 07, 2017 to December 01, 2017
Zebrafish Husbandry Association (ZHA) and University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
Totally online, instructor-led
Monday, July 10, 2017
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
Monday, July 03, 2017
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
AgResearch Magazine
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