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March 29, 2022

Contribute to the Review of the CCAC’s Reptile Guidelines

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The CCAC guidelines: Reptiles is now available for public review. This document was created for investigators, study directors, animal care committees, facility managers, veterinarians, and animal care staff to facilitate improvements in both the care given to reptiles, and the manner in which experimental procedures are performed. It is based on expert peer advice and current interpretation of scientific evidence, and has undergone multiple reviews.

Help advance high standards for the ethical care and use of animals in Canadian science by providing your insight and input on this guidelines document. We also encourage you to share this draft with others, or collaboratively review the guidelines with your colleagues. Please note that the draft document you receive will likely undergo significant changes prior to final approval and publication.

Review the draft document here. Please provide your comments by April 29, 2022.