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Animal Alternatives Searching: Additional Resources

Guidance for Researchers

Additional Websites

ANZCCART: Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching.

CAAT: Johns Hopkins University Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing.

CCAC 3Rs Mircrosite: Canadian Council on Animal Care - Replacement, Reduction and Refinement Alternatives.

FRAME: Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments (UK).

IACUC Central: An information resource for members and staff of institutional animal care and use committees.

JAX Mice Databases: Mouse Model Lists, Inbred Strains of Mice and Rats, Mouse Genome Database, and more.

Mouse Biology Program: UCDavis, provides links to internet resources and databases for transgenic and targeted mutation research.

NC3Rs UK-based National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research; Resources, Microsites and Hubs particularly useful.

NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods / Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods.

NORINA: Norwegian Inventory of Alternatives. Includes the Norwegian Reference Centre for Laboratory Animal Science and Alternatives 3R Guide.

3Rs Centre ULS: The 3Rs-Centre Utrecht Life Sciences (ULS) stimulates the development, acceptation and implementation of 3Rs methods.

UC Davis Guide to Animal Alternatives Information: Comprehensive guide to searching for alternatives and animal alternatives information.

Animal Welfare & Care

AWIC: Animal Welfare Information Center 

 AWI: Animal Welfare Institute

AALAS: American Association for Laboratory Animal Science 

ACLAM: American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine 

ASLAP: American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners 

AHT: Animal Health Trust 

AVA: Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists 

AVMA: American Veterinary Medical Association 

AAALAC: Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care 

ANZCCART: Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching 

BVAAWF: British Veterinary Association Animal Welfare Foundation 

CCAC: Canadian Council on Animal Care 

IAT: Institute of Animal Technology 

ILAR: Institute for Laboratory Animal Research 

Naturewatch: Naturewatch 

OLAW: NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare 

SCAW: Scientists Center for Animal Welfare 

Enrichment: The Shape of Enrichment 

UFAW: Universities Federation for Animal Welfare