A webinar presenting the welfare benefits of playpens for laboratory rats and how to implement them in your facility.
10 years of CRACK IT webinar: The Home Cage Analyser, which provides continuous monitoring of group-housed rodents.
Amanda Novak (Edinburgh) presents advice on good surgical technique and refinements to incorporate into rodent stereotactic surgery procedures.
Practical resources to ensure that the 3Rs are considered and kept a priority when services are disrupted.
Guidelines for establishing, implementing and refining humane endpoints.
Answers to some of the most often asked questions on breeding and maintaining GA mouse colonies.
Ways to prevent and manage aggression in laboratory animals, with specific advice for a range of mammalian species.
A joint NC3Rs/Mary Lyon Centre webinar on applying best practice to get the most out of the minimum number of animals.
Promoting an institution-wide commitment to animal welfare.
Dr Megan LaFollette (NA3RsC) presents rat tickling as a positive handling technique and provides guidance on putting it into practice.
Guidance on choosing the appropriate anesthesia for laboratory animals, including links to further resources.
A flyer providing tips in English, Spanish, French and German, as well as links to further resources.
Guidance on the transport of laboratory animals, including non-human primates.
Definition of key terms used in breeding and colony management.
A high level introduction to best practice in mouse colony management, including confirming, archiving and maintaining mouse strains.
Intermittent breeding should be used instead of constant mating to avoid unnecessary wastage of animals, whilst retaining the ability to breed an
Specifically around re-starting breeding and animal experiments after a pause (e.g. work with mice after the COVID-19 lockdown).
A dedicated website with resources for everyone who works with, or is interested in, laboratory macaques.
For answers to more specific questions about colony management or breeding difficult strains you can email our dedicated advice service.
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.
This joint NC3Rs/NA3RsC webinar explores how compassion fatigue can affect the mental wellbeing of animal care staff.
How to recognise and prevent pain, suffering and distress in laboratory animals.
Principles and techniques for humane killing of laboratory animals.