Laws, Regulations, and Standards Governing Research with Animals
USDA Animal Welfare Act (AWA)external icon, 7 U.S.C. 2131 et seq., as amended.
Health Research Extension Act of 1985external icon (“Animals in Research”) [Public Law 99-158]
USDA Animal Welfare Regulationsexternal icon, Code of Federal Regulations, Title 9, Chapter 1, Subchapter A, Parts 1, 2, and 3.
Standards and Principles
AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia, 2013pdf iconexternal icon (PDF, 549KB), American Veterinary Medical Association.
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