The Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) is mandated by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) to provide information for improved animal care and use in research, testing, and teaching.

Register now for the AWIC Workshop on Meeting the Information Requirements of the Animal Welfare Act held at The National Agricultural Library in Beltsville, Maryland.

        • May 11-12, 2016
        • October 12-13, 2016

The 3rd Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals will be held March 17-18, 2016, in Davis, CA at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. This symposium will bring together experts in animal behavior and welfare to address common issues in trying to achieve the mandate for social housing for social species. The agenda includes talks and breakout sessions on both days so that participants have the opportunity to discuss the challenges and special issues they are facing at their own institutions with the experts and their peers.

See details, agenda and registration information.


3R Guide

USDA. NAL. Animal Welfare Information Center.

3R Guide is a new resource being developed by Norecopa in collaboration with the Animal Welfare Information Center.”