Paper clarifies that the forced swim test is not a regulatory requirement for the development of new antidepressants (NC3Rs & MHRA project).
Information to help refine the housing and husbandry of the laboratory gerbil.
Amanda Novak (Edinburgh) presents advice on good surgical technique and refinements to incorporate into rodent stereotactic surgery procedures.
Guidelines for establishing, implementing and refining humane endpoints.
Guidance on the transport of laboratory animals, including non-human primates.
Hear from champions based at facilities around the UK who have successfully implemented non-aversive mouse handling methods.
Learn more about why the single use of needles should be standard practice and how to implement this in your facility.
The welfare benefits of double-decker rodent cages in allowing rats to engage in natural behaviours.
Guidelines on non-human primate accommodation, care and use adopted by the major UK bioscience funders.
Key issues for the humane killing of laboratory animals.
Information to help refine the housing and husbandry of laboratory non-human primates.
General principles for welfare assessments.
Guidelines on the use of food and fluid control in behavioural neuroscience.