Animals Housed in Vivaria Stream


These training modules are relevant to investigators, post-doctoral fellows, research staff and graduate students who work with captive rodents, birds, nonhuman primates, amphibians, reptiles, rabbits and other mammals.

These training modules are intended as resources that:

  • institutions and animal care committees (ACCs) may use to ensure their laboratory animal users meet the theoretical training requirements of their institutional animal user training program
  • teachers may use to introduce the topic of the ethical use and care of animals housed in vivaria in their courses
Basic animal care
Environmental enrichment
Euthanasia of experimental animals
Infectious diseases
Laboratory animals used in biomedical research
Pain, distress and endpoints