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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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Blood Collection Literature

A new dynamic publication list providing information related to Blood Collection in Laboratory Animals.

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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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September 25, 2018 to September 29, 2018
Venice, Italy
September 28, 2018
New York, NY
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
USA.gov
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
HHS. NIH. NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (NICEATM).

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