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The NC3Rs Macaque Website

Information and practical guidance on the natural history and behaviour of macaques, their care and management in captivity, and ways to assess their welfare.

Rat Tickling Certification Course

An online course created by Dr Megan LaFollette and colleagues allows you to become certified in the correct rat tickling technique.

NC3Rs Housing and husbandry support hub

Information on the housing of rats, mice, guinea pigs, rabbits, gerbils, ferrets, cats, non-human primates and dogs.

NC3Rs Non-human primate accommodation, care and use guidelines

The guidelines have been instrumental in improving the housing and care of non-human primates at UK universities and other publicly funded laboratories internationally through, for example, requiring increased space for the animals, social housing and daily foraging opportunities – all of which are critical for NHP welfare.

Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching (Ag Guide)

The American Dairy Science Association® (ADSA®), the American Society of Animal Science (ASAS), and the Poultry Science Association (PSA) are pleased to announce the release of the 4th edition of the Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching, commonly known as the Ag Guide.

Common Marmoset Care

An interactive site with information on common marmoset behaviour and how best to provide care in captivity, with over 100 videos – for private owners, educators, zoo and laboratory professionals.

Advice from the NC3Rs on the housing and husbandry of dogs

This page on the NC3Rs website provides advice on the housing of laboratory dogs, tools for their welfare assessment, and suggestions for refinement of procedures used in safety assessment studies.

3Rs News from the NC3Rs

Visit nc3rs.org.uk for news and updates on the 3Rs in the UK

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PIL Course Training

Visit www.researchanimaltraining.com for lab animal technician and researcher online training

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