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. The group is intended to serve the international animal care community in its attempt to promote animal welfare and improve scientific methodology by avoiding or eliminating husbandry-related stress situations. The forum is open to animal care personnel, animal technicians, students, attending veterinarians and researchers who have or had first-hand experience in the care of animals kept in laboratories. If you want to join the group please send a message to indicating your:

  • name,
  • professional affiliation,
  • professional experience(s), and
  • professional interest(s).

Overview of Published LAREF discussions

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