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Resources for education and research on bioethics

Research on Animals


National Health and Medical Research Council
Australian code of practice for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes - 8th edition 2013


Canadian Council on Animal Care
Guide to the care and use of experimental animals Other guidelines and statements from CCAC can be found here as well.

Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
Animal welfare position statements

Dalhousie University. University Committee on Laboratory Animals (UCLA)
Research involving animals
From the Office of Research Services "Policies and Procedures Handbook"

National Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
Research Requiring the Use of Animals

Great Britain

Parliament. House of Lords
Report of the Select Committee on Animals in Scientific Procedures

United States

American College of Surgeons
Statement on the Use of Animals in Research, Education, and Teaching

American Psychological Association's Committee on Animal Research and Ethics (CARE)
Guidelines for Ethical Conduct in the Care and Use of Animals

American Veterinary Medical Association
Ethics Statement

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). Consensus Conference on Animals in Biomedical Research
Statement of Principles for the Use of Animals in Research and Education (1994)

Guide for the care and use of laboratory animals National Academy Press, 2011

United States Government
Animal Welfare Act and Regulations