THE UFAW HANDBOOK ON The Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals

[Year : 2010] [Size : 18.5 MB] [Format : PDF] [Page : 849]
Editor
Robert Hubrecht and
James Kirkwood








THE UFAW HANDBOOK ON The Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals












Contents

          Part 1 Implementing the Three Rs in research using animals
  • The Three Rs
  • The design of animal experiments
  • Introduction to laboratory animal genetics
  • Phenotyping of genetically modified mice
  • Brief introduction to welfare assessment: a ‘toolbox’ of techniques
  • Welfare and ‘best practice’ in fi eld studies of wildlife
  • Legislation and oversight of the conduct of research using animals: a global overview
  • Planning, design and construction of effi cient animal facilities
  • Enrichment: animal welfare and experimental outcomes
  • Special housing arrangements
  • Refi nements in in-house animal production and breeding
  • Transportation of laboratory animals
  • Nutrition, feeding and animal welfare
  • Attaining competence in the care of animals used in research
  • Positive reinforcement training for laboratory animals
  • Euthanasia and other fates for laboratory animals

    Part 2 Species kept in the laboratory Mammals
  • Wild mammals
  • The laboratory opossum
  • Tree shrews
  • The laboratory mouse
  • The laboratory rat
  • The laboratory gerbil
  • The Syrian hamster
  • The husbandry and welfare of non-traditional laboratory rodents
  • Voles
  • The guinea pig
  • The laboratory rabbit
  • The ferret
  • The laboratory dog
  • The domestic cat
  • Pigs and minipigs
  • Cattle
  • Sheep and goats
  • The horse
  • Marmosets and tamarins
  • Squirrel monkeys
  • Capuchin monkeys
  • Old World monkeys
  • Chimpanzees
  • The domestic fowl
  • The Japanese quail
  • The zebra finch
  • Pigeons and doves
  • The European starling
  • Terrestrial reptiles: lizards, snakes and tortoises
  • Aquatic reptiles
  • Amphibians, with special reference to Xenopus
  • Fish
  • Cephalopoda

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