GUIDE TO THE CARE AND USE OF EXPERIMENTAL ANIMALS
Owner/Developer: Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC)
|Contact:||Animal Resources Centre Animal Resources Centre Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 0W0|
Since its inception in 1968, the Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC) has brought about enhanced
animal care and use through education, voluntary compliance, and codes of ethics. The Council's unique flexibility allows it to readily respond to the concerns of both the scientific community and the general public, as exemplified by numerous amendments to CCAC's "living documents," such as its Ethics of Animal Investigation, which appear elsewhere in this Guide.
CCAC guidelines are not all-encompassing or "etched in stone". Their application requires good
judgement and common sense, based on training and experience. CCAC's program encourages the
development of consensus amongst those using the guidelines and those required to oversee their
|Channel:||Website - Printed|
|Audience:||Scientists - Regulators - Industry - Researchers - Educators - Students|
|User access:||Open access|
|Relevance:||Replacement - Reduction - Refinement|
|Purpose:||Animal welfare - Documentation and information|
|Technology/Tools:||Animal testing (in vivo)|
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