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ORI Introduction to RCR: Chapter 4. The Welfare of Laboratory Animals

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Policies, Reports, and Policy Statements
 
United States. Congress. Animal Welfare Act, PL 89-544, 1966. (Link)
 
National Academy of Sciences. Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources Commission of Life Sciences. Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1996. (Link)
 
Public Health Service. Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Washington, DC: GPO, 2002. (Link)
 
U.S. Department of Agriculture. Animal Care Policy Manual, Washington, DC: GPO, 2002. (Link)
 
National Institutes of Health. U.S. Government Principles for the Utilization and Care of Vertebrate Animals Used in Testing, Research, and Training, Bethesda, MD: National Institutes of Health, nd. (Link)
 
General Information Web Sites
 
Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care. Home Page, nd. (Link)
 
National Institutes of Health. Office of Laboratory Animals Welfare. Home Page, (Link)
 
U.S. Department of Agriculture. Animal Care Program. Home Page, nd. (Link)
 
Additional Reading
 
Baird, RM, Rosenbaum, SE. Animal Experimentation: The Moral Issues, Buffalo, NY: Prometheus Books, 1991.
 
Gluck, JP, DiPasquale, T, Orlans, FB. Applied Ethics in Animal Research: Philosophy, Regulation, and Laboratory Applications, West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 2002.
 
Hart, LA. Responsible Conduct with Animals in Research, New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
 
Monamy, V. Animal Experimentation: A Guide to the Issues, Cambridge, United Kingdom; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2000.
 
Paul, EF, Paul, J. Why Animal Experimentation Matters: The Use of Animals in Medical Research, New Studies in Social Policy, New Brunswick, NJ: Social Philosophy and Policy Foundation: Transaction, 2001.
 
Rudacille, D. The Scalpel and the Butterfly: The War Between Animal Research and Animal Protection, New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2000.
 
Russell, WMS, Burch, RL. The Principles of Humane Animal Experimental Technique, London: Methuen, 1959.
 
Smith, CP, Animal Welfare Information Center (U.S.). Animal Welfare and Ethics: Resources for Youth and College Agricultural Educators, Revised and enlarged ed. AWIC resource series; no. 6, Beltsville, MD: U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service National Agricultural Library Animal Welfare Information Center, 2000.