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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. 

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Animal Welfare Act (AWA)

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

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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.

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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Wednesday, October 05, 2016
USDA. Office of Communications.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
USDA. APHIS. Animal Care.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
USDA. APHIS. Animal Care.
October 30, 2016 to November 03, 2016
Charlotte , NC
November 12, 2016 to November 16, 2016
San Diego, CA
December 02, 2016 to December 03, 2016
Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program
Harvard Law School
Cambridge, MA