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Monday, September 19, 2016
USDA, APHIS, Animal Care.

 

Friday, September 16, 2016
USDA, APHIS, Animal Care.

 

Wednesday, September 07, 2016
USDA. APHIS. Animal Care.

 

Thursday, August 25, 2016
USDA. APHIS. Animal Care.

 

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.

The Animal Welfare Act was signed into law August 24, 1966. It is the only Federal law in the United States that regulates the treatment of animals in research, exhibition, transport, and by dealers. Other laws, policies, and guidelines may include additional species coverage or specifications for animal care and use, but all refer to the Animal Welfare Act as the minimum acceptable standard. The Act is enforced by USDAAPHIS, Animal Care.

Wednesday, August 03, 2016
USDA. APHIS. Animal Care.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is announcing proposed updates to its regulations for consistency with a 2014 amendment to the Animal Welfare Act (AWA).

Monday, July 25, 2016
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS).

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today announced proposed changes to strengthen enforcement of the Horse Protection Act (HPA) and end inhumane practices known as soring, which cause horses to suffer physical pain, distress, inflammation, or lameness while walking and moving.

Friday, July 22, 2016
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service today launched a new Web site dedicated to international pet travel and helping travelers and accredited veterinarians easily determine country-specific requirements. APHIS’s previous site was designed for accredited veterinarians and other animal health professionals who were familiar with interpreting technical regulatory language. Because of this, hundreds of callers a month called APHIS seeking info on pet travel. The new site is specifically designed to be easy for anyone to use.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
NIH. Center for Information Technology

NICEATM Requests Data and Information on Developmental Toxicity Test Methods

NICEATM Requests Information on Acute Toxicity Testing Technologies

Friday, June 03, 2016
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

USDA Animal Care has posted fiscal year 2015 totals for the number of animals used in biomedical research in the United States. 

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