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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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August 20, 2017 to August 24, 2017
Seattle, WA
August 28, 2017 to August 29, 2017
Wyndham Virginia Crossing
Richmond, VA
September 05, 2017 to September 08, 2017
De ReeHorst
Wageningen, The Netherlands
Monday, August 14, 2017
NIH. NIEHS. National Toxicology Program.
Friday, August 11, 2017
ALN® Magazine
Monday, July 31, 2017
NIH. NIEHS. National Toxicology Program.
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