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A webinar presenting the welfare benefits of playpens for laboratory rats and how to implement them in your facility.

Webinar title slide: Rat playpens for improved welfare

Amanda Novak (Edinburgh) presents advice on good surgical technique and refinements to incorporate into rodent stereotactic surgery procedures.

Webinar title slide: Refining rodent stereotactic surgeries

Guidelines for establishing, implementing and refining humane endpoints.

A white mouse on a technician's gloved hands

Dr Megan LaFollette (NA3RsC) presents rat tickling as a positive handling technique and provides guidance on putting it into practice.

Webinar title slide: Tickling rats for improved welfare

Guidance on choosing the appropriate anesthesia for laboratory animals, including links to further resources.

Image of a mouse under anaesthesia.

A flyer providing tips in English, Spanish, French and German, as well as links to further resources.

Front cover of the "Rat Tickling Basics" flyer
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A dedicated website with resources for everyone who works with, or is interested in, laboratory macaques.

A macaque eating

Learn more about why the single use of needles should be standard practice and how to implement this in your facility.

A rat being injected with a hypodermic needle