National Research Council. 2009. Scientific and Humane Issues in the Use of Random Source Dogs and Cats in Research. National Academies Press, Washington, D.C.
In response to a request of Congress, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) charged the National Academies to critically examine the general desirability and necessity of using random source dogs and cats in NIH-funded research, and the specific necessity of using dogs and cats from Class B dealers for such research.