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CANINE RESEARCH ENVIRONMENT

From a conference held by the Scientists Center for Animal Welfare in Bethesda, Maryland on June 22, 1989
Edited by Joy A. Mench, D.Phil. and Lee Krulisch
Scientists Center for Animal Welfare
January 1990


The material in this volume is based on tape recordings of proceedings from the conference, "Canine Research Environment", held in Bethesda, Maryland on June 22, 1989. Some speakers have provided additional references.


Chapters include: Regulatory Issues, Regulatory Requirements for Exercise of Dogs, Regulations for Canine Well-being in Canada, Environment Enrichment, Canine Behavior, Socialization and Management of Purpose-Bred Dogs,
Management, Policy, Program and People: The Three P's to Well-being, Caging Systems for Dogs Under the New Standards of the Animal Welfare Act, Environmental Variables and Animal Care, Effects of Exercise Programs, Research Studies in Exercise and Behavior of Dogs, Effects of Primary Enclosure Size and Human Contact, Effects of Exercise Programs on Serum Biochemical Stress Indicators in Purpose-Bred Beagle Dogs.

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NONHUMAN PRIMATES IN RESEARCH

From a conference held by the Scientists Center for Animal Welfare in Bethesda, Maryland on June 23, 1989
Edited by
Joy A. Mench, D.Phil. and Lee Krulisch
January 1990


The material in this volume is based on tape recordings of proceedings from the conference, "Well-being of Nonhuman Primates in Research", held in Bethesda, Maryland on June 23, 1989. Some speakers have provided additional references.


Chapters include: Regulatory Perspectives, The Proposed USDA/APHIS Regulations, The Public Service's Perspective of the Proposed Regulations, A Historical View, Biological Perspectives, The Evaluation and Promotion of Well-being in Farm Animals and Laboratory Primates: Common Problems in Contemporary Animal Care, Variables Among Species and Individual Differences Within Species, Physiological Perspectives on Nonhuman Primate Well-being Behavioral and Physiological Variability, Veterinary Perspectives, Hazards Associated with the Use of Nonhuman Primates in Research, How the Proposed Regulations Might Impact a Research Facility, Overview of the Issues, Nonhuman Primate Well-being: An issue of Science or Politics?, Financial and Administrative Perspectives, The Effect of the Proposed Regulations on Administrative Concerns, Projected Costs for Compliance with the Proposed Regulations.

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WELL.BEING OF GUIDELINES FOR THE WELL-BEING OF RODENTS IN RESEARCH

From a conference held by the Scientists Center for Animal Welfare in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina on December 8, 1989, with additional material provided by the authors.
Edited by
Helene N. Guttman, PhD


Chapters include: Current Regulatory Status: The Animal Welfare Act, Current Regulatory Status: Public Health Service Policy, Current Regulatory Status, Nutritional Considerations, The Size of Rodent Cages, The Effect of Cage Space and Environmental Factors, The Effect of Cage Space and Environmental Factors, Long-Term Toxicological Studies Using Rodents, Long-Term Toxicological Studies Using Rodent, Guidelines for Studies in Pain in Rodents, Recognition and Alleviation of Distress and Stress in Animals, Recognitionand Alleviation of Distress and Stress in Animals, Assessment of Painful Procedures, Surgical Techniques, Methods of Euthanasia in Rodents, Methods of Euthanasia in Rodents, Use of Mutant Mice in Biological Research.

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