Links to ther sites

The following links represent a selection of resources, and many of the sites contain further links that will be of interest. Inclusion of a link does not imply endorsement of the organisation's policies or activities.


Captive and free-living wildlife

Animals in research, Three Rs/Alternatives

  • Altweb The Alternatives to Animal Testing Web Site
  • APC The Animal Procedures Committee.
  • AALAC The Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care.
  • ANZCCART Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching.
  • The Boyd Group
  • CAAT The Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing.
  • CCAC The Canadian Council on Animal Care.
  • FELASA The Federation of European Laboratory Animal Science Associations.
  • FRAME Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments.
  • ILAR The Institute for Laboratory Animal Research.
  • InterNICHE International Network for Humane Education.
  • LASA The Laboratory Animal Science Association of the United Kingdom.
  • National Academy Press Reading Room includes NIH Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
  • NC3Rs The National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research.
  • NORINA Alternatives database.
  • SCAW Scientists Center for Animal Welfare.
  • UK Home Office

Companion animals

  • APBC Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors.
  • APDT Association of Pet Dog Trainers
  • CAWC Companion Animal Welfare Council
  • Dogs Trust
  • FAB Feline Advisory Bureau
  • RSPCA Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Farm animals

  • HSA The Humane Slaughter Association.
  • CIWF Compassion in World Farming.
  • DEFRA Department of Food and Rural Affairs.
  • EFSA European Food Safety Authority.
  • FAWC Farm Animal Welfare Council.
  • OIE World Organisation for Animal Health.
  • Welfare Quality

Learned societies and other organisations that promote animal welfare science

  • AWI The Animal Welfare Institute.
  • ASAB Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour.
  • BVA AWF British Veterinary Association Animal Welfare Fund.
  • ILAR The Institute for Laboratory Animal Research.
  • IPS International Primatological Society.
  • ISAZ International Society for Anthrozoology.
  • ISAE International Society for Applied Ethology.