NHMRC Guidelines on the Care of Dogs Used for Scientific Purposes (2009)

Summary information

Publishing date: 
2009
Status: 
Current
Reference number: 
EA25
Available in print: 
No - PDF only
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Synopsis

These guidelines have been developed by NHMRC on advice from its Animal Welfare Committee to enhance a culture of continual improvement regarding the welfare of dogs that are used for scientific purposes in laboratories and elsewhere, including feral and wild dogs in the outside environment.

These guidelines should be read in conjunction with the Australian code for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes 8th edition (2013).

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