Additional Resources

Refinement Forum (LAREF)
The purpose of this electronic discussion forum is the exchange of experiences about ways to improve the conditions under which animals in laboratories are housed and handled.

Refinement Databases
A listing of AWI's Refinement Databases.

Online Guides & Laws
A listing of helpful links to online guides and laws.

Free Publications for Laboratories
The Animal Welfare Institute is offering free copies of the following publications by request to scientific institutions, laboratories, and animal care personnel. View the Free Publications for Laboratories PDF for more information on these AWI publications.

AWI’s Efforts to Shape Animals in Laboratories Policy
The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) works to secure protections for animals used in laboratories by engaging with key policymakers at the state, federal and international levels. AWI regularly provides public comments, testimony and similar input to such bodies in furtherance of our mission to reduce animal suffering. Examples of AWI public comments, testimony and other input can be found here in downloadable PDF format.