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May 24, 2017

Only 10 Days Left to Register to Our National Workshop!

CCAC National Workshop 2017

This full-day workshop is the perfect forum to explore new ideas, exchange best practices and connect with individuals from across Canada who are involved in animal ethics and care in science. We look forward to connecting with you in Saskatoon!


May 4, 2017

Early Bird Deadline Extended!

CCAC National Workshop 2017

The Early Bird deadline to our CCAC National Workshop 2017 has been extended to May 12, 2017! Register today to share ideas, ask questions, and discover new possibilities. Explore the program to learn more about this compelling day of important and engaging discussions, carefully designed for all those involved in animal ethics and care in science!


April 27, 2017

Last Week to Take Advantage of the Early Bird Rate!

The Early Bird deadline to our CCAC National Workshop 2017 is coming up soon! Register today to share ideas, ask questions, and discover new possibilities. Explore the program to learn more about this compelling day of important and engaging discussions, carefully designed for all those involved in animal ethics and care in science!

April 19, 2017

Last Two Weeks to Take Advantage of the Early Bird Rate!

The Early Bird deadline to our CCAC National Workshop 2017 is coming up soon! Register today to share ideas, ask questions, and discover new possibilities. Explore the program to learn more about this compelling day of important and engaging discussions, carefully designed for all those involved in animal ethics and care in science!


April 6, 2017

Join Us for the CCAC National Workshop 2017!

Aerial view of Saskatoon

The CCAC National Workshop 2017 will take place on June 3, 2017 in Saskatoon, where people from across Canada will come together to explore best practices and new ideas surrounding animal ethics and care in science. Register today!


March 31, 2017
Read the Guide to the Care and Use of Experimental Animals

CCAC Revises the Guide to the Care and Use of Experimental Animals

The CCAC has revised the Guide to the Care and Use of Experimental Animals, Vol. 1, 2nd ed. by updating the document with links to those guidelines that have already been updated. The Guide will continue to be revised as new guidelines are published.


March 22, 2017

CAAT call for pre-proposals

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.


CCAC guidelines: Husbandry of animals in science

CCAC Releases New Husbandry Guidelines

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.


March 11, 2017

CCAC Statement Regarding W5 Segment on Animal Testing

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.

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March 7, 2017

Register Now for the CCAC National Workshop 2017!

CCAC National Workshop 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:

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

Explore the CCAC Animal Data Report 2015

Consult the 2015 Annual Data

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.


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