Mouse Handling Tutorial (Mouse Handling Tutorial)
Owner/Developer: National Center for the Replacement, Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs)
This video tutorial was produced to show technical staff and researchers how to handle mice using non-aversive methods. It is based on research by Professor Jane Hurst and colleagues at the University of Liverpool.
Optional / Voluntary
Continuing Professional Development
Carrying out procedures on animals
Full coverage (a dedicated course)
Mice (Mus musculus)
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The 18-minute tutorial covers:
The impact of handling on anxiety and stress in mice
Handling techniques to improve welfare and reliability of mouse studies
Best practice in handling mice by different methods
How to incorporate best handling practices into routine husbandry and experimental procedures
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