animals for research act

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Ministry of Agriculture and Food , Toronto, Ont
StatementR.G. Urquhart and Katy Kuzminski.
SeriesFactsheet (Ontario. Ministry of Agriculture and Food)
ContributionsUrquhart, R.G., Kuzminski, Katy.
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Open LibraryOL21687695M

§ Humane standards for animals by United StatesGovernment facilities16 § Consultation and cooperation with Federal, State, andlocal governmental bodies by.

Animals in Research: Issues and Conflicts (Impact Books) [McCoy, J. J.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Animals in Research: Issues and Conflicts (Impact Books)Author: J. McCoy. Animals for Research Act.

R.S.O. Chapter A Where a book, record, document or extract has been photocopied under subsection (6), a photocopy purporting to be certified by the Minister, or a person thereunto authorized by the Minister, to be a copy made under subsection (6) is admissible in evidence and has the same probative force.


Discover the best Animal Rights in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. The Animal Welfare Act (AWA) of (P.L. ) 20 was essentially a revision of the Laboratory Animal Welfare Act ofexpanded to include all species of warm-blooded animals intended for or used in research or exhibition, under the purview of the Secretary of Agriculture, as well as the sale of pet animals other than in stores.

The Act. The AWA, which became law indoes not cover every type of animal used in every type of activity. The following animals are not covered: farm animals used for food or fiber (fur, hide, etc.); coldblooded species (amphibians and reptiles); horses not used for research purposes; fish; invertebrates (crustaceans, insects.

The Animal Welfare Act was signed into law in It is the only Federal law in the United States that regulates the treatment of animals in research, exhibition, transport, and by dealers. Other laws, policies, and guidelines may include additional species coverage or specifications for animal care and use, but all refer to the Animal Welfare Act as the minimum acceptable.

Directions: 1. Students will choose an animal to research. Print a rough draft of the desired number of pyramid pages. Students will fill in their information on the draft pages before you give them their final copy Size: 1MB. Psychologists should ensure that personnel involved in their research with nonhuman animals be familiar with these guidelines.

Research procedures with nonhuman animals should conform to the Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. § et. seq.) and applicable federal regulations, policies, and guidelines, regarding personnel, supervision, record keeping, and veterinary care.

Page revised: August Purpose - The purpose of the Animal Research Act is to protect the welfare of animals used in connection with research. The Act incorporates a system of enforced self-regulation, with community participation at the institutional and regulatory levels. A review of two clinical psychology journals re- vealed that only 33 out of 4, citations ( %) referred to an- imal-research studies Animal models of alcohol and other drug addictions are simi- larly ill-conceived, failing to reflect crucial social, hereditary and mental Size: KB.

As noted above, the Animals for Research Act ('ARA') contains both a regulatory regime for research activities using animals, and establishes an animal pound regime whereby municipalities collect and dispose of stray cats and dogs. Animals Are Moral Creatures, Scientist Argues.

Animal behavior research suggests that animals have moral emotions. One study found that rhesus monkeys will forgo food if they had to push a lever that would electrically shock their companions to get it. Animal Facts & Pictures. See All Animals. Dog: Photodisc, Getty; Panda: Eric Isselee, Shutterstock.

The Three Rs (3Rs) in relation to science are guiding principles for more ethical use of animals in testing. They were first described by W. Russell and R. Burch in The 3Rs are: Replacement: methods which avoid or replace the use of animals in research.

A balanced, accessible discussion of whether and on what grounds animal research can be ethically justified. An estimated million nonhuman vertebrates worldwide—including primates, dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters, birds, rats, and mice—are bred, captured, or otherwise acquired every year for research purposes.

The Act applied only to protected animals from halfway through their gestation or incubation periods (for mammals, birds and reptiles) or from when they became capable of independent feeding (for fish, amphibians, and the common octopuses).

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Primates, cats, dogs and horses had additional protection over other vertebrates under the on: c. The original act covered dogs, cats, nonhuman primates, guinea pigs, hamsters, and rabbits.

This act was passed with the help of the Animal Welfare Institute, an activist group led by Christine Stevens, which advocated more humane animal practices in laboratories. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. 3Rs alternatives refer to the reduction, refinement, and replacement of animal use in research, testing, and teaching.

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The concept was developed by Russell and Burch in a book entitled Principles of Humane Experimental Technique. In the U.S. government, in accordance with the U.S. Endangered Species Act (), classified native species as endangered or threatened, including animals such as the Florida panther, the Key deer, the San Joaquin kit fox, the northern spotted owl, the chinook salmon, the Karner blue butterfly, the snail darter.

The Animal Welfare Act (AWA) is the federal law governing the care and use of laboratory animals in the United States. The AWA covers all warm-blooded animals excluding farm animals, horses not used for research, and mice, rats, and birds bred for use in research.

The AWA’s regulations spell out requirements for veterinary care, food and. research involving animals in the light of these developments, the implications for regulation, and the provision of information and education.

As Chair of the Working Group, I would like to record my thanks to all members, who have. Over the late 19th and the 20th centuries, the expansion of medical science meant that the numbers of animals used in research expanded steadily, accelerated by the Medicines Act,which provided a clearer guide to the use of animals in safety testing in the wake of the Thalidomide tragedy.

The number of animals used rose to over The federal Animal Welfare Act seeks â to insure that animals intended for use in research facilities are provided humane care and treatment.â The U.S.

Pub- lic Health Serviceâ s Policy on the Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Ani. The Animals for Research Act regulates animal research and animal supply facility operators and operations. To prevent animals from suffering unnecessary pain, the Act mandates the administration of anesthetics to animals in experiments that are likely to result in pain, as well as the administration of analgesics during recovery.

Summary: This set of laws comprises the Ontario Animals for Research Act. The law requires an operator to be licenced; the licence may be revoked or suspended where, among other things, the operator commits animal cruelty or neglect.

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Research facilities under this act. Regarding animal use in research, Kant would state that “Vivisectionists, who use living animals for their experiments, certainly act cruelly, although their aim is praiseworthy, and they can justify their cruelty, since animals must be regarded as man’s instruments; but any such cruelty for sport cannot be justified”.

While he believed Cited by: Animal research essay resources Understanding Animal Research, Hodgkin Huxley House, 30 Farringdon Lane, London, EC1R 3AW [email protected] field; animals had played a part in most medical advances of the 20th century including insulin, the polio vaccine, penicillin and the eliminationFile Size: KB.

Explore these fascinating websites about animals with your child. One subject most kids enjoy learning about is animals.

Picture books with animal characters are firm favorites with the younger crowd, and non-fiction books about animals are popular with curious older kids. Kids also love to observe animals, in real life visits to the zoo. The author of a new book also says that animals can feel empathy, like the humpback whale that rescued a seal.

New legislation will be introduced this week that would reduce the number of animals killed by federal agencies after they have been used for government testing.