The CCAC guidelines: Husbandry of animals in science is now available. The CCAC has also developed an accompanying document, the CCAC frequently asked questions: Husbandry of animals in science, to help institutions effectively implement these guidelines.
The Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) research grants program at the Johns Hopkins’ Bloomberg School of Public Health has put out a call for pre-proposals for the 2018-19 program, with a deadline of April 21, 2017. Visit the CATT research grants program website for complete information and to complete the pre-proposal form.
March 11, 2017
On Saturday March 11, 2017, the CTV program, W5, aired a segment about the treatment of animals in a scientific institution. The Executive Director of the Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC), Dr. Louise Desjardins, was interviewed for that broadcast in regard to the CCAC’s role in the ethics and care of animals in research, teaching, and testing in Canada.
March 7, 2017
We invite you to attend the CCAC National Workshop in Saskatoon on Saturday, June 3, 2017, where people from across Canada will come together to explore best practices and new ideas surrounding animal ethics and care in science.
Don’t forget to take advantage of our early-bird rate by registering before midnight, May 3, 2017 EDT.
March 2, 2017
Register for the Canadian Aquaculture Institute’s Workshops
The University of Prince Edward Island’s Canadian Aquaculture Institute is offering two workshops specifically for veterinarians, facility managers and facility technicians working with aquatic animals:
- Health and Husbandry of Aquatic Laboratory Animals Workshop
- Advanced Aquatic Animal Care and Husbandry Workshop
Learn more about these hands-on workshops and how they can help empower you in advancing high standards of animal ethics and care.
February 6, 2017
The CCAC has released the CCAC Animal Data Report 2015, which provides a national overview of animal-based science in CCAC-certified institutions from January 1 - December 31, 2015.
The CCAC thanks all those responsible for compiling and submitting their institutional data, and encourages individuals to contribute to the ongoing review of the CCAC’s Annual Animal Data, by sharing their valuable ideas and feedback.
CCAC National Workshop 2017
June 3, 2017
Canadian Aquaculture Institute Workshops (UPEI)
May 8-11, 2017
FRAME Training School in Experimental Design
May 31-June 2, 2017
CALAS 56th Annual Symposium
June 8-11, 2017
2017 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Convention
July 13-16, 2017
UFAW 2017 International Symposium
Measuring animal welfare and applying scientific advances – Why is it still so difficult?
June 27-29, 2017
Tenth World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences
The 3rs in Action
August 20-24, 2017