This book examines the general principles of laboratory animal maintenance and experimental use as well as factors that have to be taken into account when good research is done with animals. In addition, it provides species specific coverage, concentrating on the species most used as laboratory animals. The book gives a comprehensive description of the welfare questions considered to be important for each species under laboratory conditions.normally, although not always, held relatively constant within any one institution, there has always been variability in housing conditions between institutions. For example, within the UK, pen housing for pairs of dogs has been standard for many years, but cages as well as pens have ... The archaeological evidence suggests that dogs have been domesticated for at least 14, 000 years ( CluttonBrock 1995).
|Title||:||The Welfare of Laboratory Animals|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-04-18|