Useful links



AAALAC International, Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, International

OLAW, NIH - Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare

NIOSH, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

OSHA, Occupational Safety & Health Administration

FDA, Food and Drug Administration

USDA, U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Servic

The Guide, Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (8th Edition)


AALAS, American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

ACLAM, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine

AAMC, Association of American Medical Colleges

AVMA, American Veterinary Medical Association

SCAW, Scientists Center for Animal Welfare

PRIM&R, Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research

MISMR, Michigan Society for Medical Research

ILAR, Institute for Laboratory Animal Research

NABR, National Association for Biomedical Research

FBR, Foundation for Biomedical Research

FASEB, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

LAWTE, Laboratory Animal Welfare Training Exchange

CALAS, Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science


Jackson Laboratory, Find mouse models and services for genetically engineered and mutant mice

ULAM, University of Michigan Transgenic Animal Model Care Facility

Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine

CAAT, Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing, The Johns Hopkins University

NC3Rs, National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research

Lab Animal Refinement Database, Platform for handling conditions, environmental enrichment, and housing refinement for research animals

Model Organisms for Biomedical Research, funding opportunities sponsored by the NIH