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Scientific And Humane Issues In The Use Of Random Source Dogs And Cats In Research

Author : National Research Council
ISBN : 9780309138079
Genre : Science
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Scientific and Humane Issues in the Use of Random-Source Dogs and Cats in Research examines the value of random-source animals in biomedical research and the role of Class B dealers who acquire and resell live dogs and cats to research institutions. Findings include that, while some random-source dogs and cats may be necessary and desirable for National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded research, there is no clear need to obtain those animals from Class B dealers. Several options for random-source animal acquisition already exist and additional options are recommended, which would further ensure the welfare of these animals and foster a positive public image for NIH. While the scientific community has recognized and responded to concerns for humane treatment of animals in research, government oversight has thus far been unable to fully enforce the Animal Welfare Act in regard to Class B dealers of live animals. Although the animals acquired by Class B dealers are destined for research--and NIH research in particular--the standard of care while in the possession of some Class B dealers requires an inordinate amount of government enforcement and is not commensurate with the policies of most NIH-funded research laboratories. This dichotomy of standards reflects poorly on public perceptions of NIH and jeopardizes animal welfare. This book will be crucial for NIH and other groups using random-source animals in research, including veterinary schools and research facilities. Animal welfare advocates, policy makers, and concerned pet owners will also find this a vital and informative work for reconciling the needs of research with the welfare of animals.

How Shelter Pets Are Brokered For Experimentation

Author : Allie Phillips, attorney; animal Advocate; Master-Teacher Energy Healer for Animals; author of How Shelter Pets are Brokered for Experimentation: Understanding Pound Seizure and Defending the Defenseless: A Guide to Protecting and Advocating for Pets
ISBN : 1442202130
Genre : Social Science
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Pound seizure or pound release involves a shelter selling or giving away cats and dogs to research facilities, universities, or Class B Dealers (random source animal brokers licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture) to be used for experimentation that often ends in death. This book offers an overview of the problem of pound seizure, and its history, and provides practical tips for how anyone can become an advocate to end pound seizure in their community, while protecting oneself from legal attacks from Class B Dealers and the research community. With personal stories, firsthand accounts, and vivid examples, the author relays the seamier side of this practice and offers a plan for ending it.

Animal Welfare

Author : Lisa Shames
ISBN : 9781437940275
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This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. For decades, the public has been concerned that lost or stolen dogs and cats could be used in research. The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is responsible for the licensing and oversight of dealers who provide animals for research. Random source Class B dealers -- who generally obtain dogs and cats for research from individuals, pounds, and other dealers -- have been the focus of this concern. This report determined: (1) the number of random source Class B dealers; (2) the extent to which APHIS conducts inspections of these dealers and verifies their records; and (3) the costs associated with APHIS's oversight of these dealers compared to other types of dealers. Illustrations.

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine

Author : Karen Hrapkiewicz
ISBN : 9781118345108
Genre : Medical
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Written for practicing veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary technicians, and research scientists, this book "offers a user-friendly guide to the unique anatomy and physiology, care, common diseases, and treatment of small mammals and nonhuman primates."--Publisher.

The Global Guide To Animal Protection

Author : Andrew Linzey
ISBN : 9780252094897
Genre : Nature
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Raising awareness of human indifference and cruelty toward animals, The Global Guide to Animal Protection includes more than 180 introductory articles that survey the extent of worldwide human exploitation of animals from a variety of perspectives. In addition to entries on often disturbing examples of human cruelty toward animals, the book provides inspiring accounts of attempts by courageous individuals--including Jane Goodall, Shirley McGreal, Birute Mary Galdikas, Richard D. Ryder, and Roger Fouts--to challenge and change exploitative practices. As concern for animals and their welfare grows, this volume will be an indispensable aid to general readers, activists, scholars, and students interested in developing a keener awareness of cruelty to animals and considering avenues for reform. Also included is a special foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, urging readers to seek justice and protection for all creatures, humans and animals alike.

Agriculture Rural Development Food And Drug Administration And Related Agencies Appropriations For 2015

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
ISBN : STANFORD:36105221162279
Genre : United States
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Annual Report

Author : Animal Welfare Institute
ISBN : UCLA:L0101247963
Genre : Animal welfare
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Laboratory Animal Practitioner

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924108314158
Genre : Laboratory animals
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Departments Of Labor Health And Human Services Education And Related Agencies Appropriations For 2011

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ISBN : UCR:31210022998148
Genre : Administrative agencies
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Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : STANFORD:36105216608823
Genre : Law
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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

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