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.
Learn more about why the single use of needles should be standard practice and how to implement this in your facility.
Hear from champions based at facilities around the UK who have successfully implemented non-aversive mouse handling methods.
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.
Ensuring best practice in anaesthesia for minor procedures.
Factors to consider prior to anaesthesia of laboratory animals.
How to choose appropriate anaesthetic agents and regimens.
Why and how to monitor anaesthetised animals.
Use of different anaesthetic breathing systems, airway management, and neuromuscular blocking drugs.
Managing anaesthesia and what can be done to prevent problems.
Recovery from anaesthesia and post-anaesthetic support.
Post-operative pain relief for laboratory animals, including selecting and using analgesics.
Recognising pain and assessing its severity in laboratory animals following surgery.
To support the adoption of non-aversive methods for picking up mice, we have produced an A2-sized poster for display.
Posters and other resources on the use of grimace scales to assess pain in laboratory animals.
Tips and strategies for rolling out the refined handling methods in your facility.
Professor Jane Hurst and Mr John Waters answer your questions about the refined handling techniques.
The Fish Behaviour Index (FBI) is an automated tool to monitor the behaviour of singly housed zebrafish.
The welfare benefits of double-decker rodent cages in allowing rats to engage in natural behaviours.
A video tutorial for technical staff and researchers in how to handle mice using non-aversive methods.
Professor Jane Hurst of the University of Liverpool shares the evidence base supporting refined mouse handling techniques as well as practical advice