OrganizationsAssociation of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA)
A nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of zoos and aquariums in the areas of conservation, education, science, and recreation.
Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR)
National Academy of Sciences. Institute for Laboratory Animal Research.
Develops and makes available scientific and technical information on laboratory animals and other biological research resources through reports, books and a journal.
Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC)
A private, non-profit organization that promotes laboratory animal welfare and administers an accreditation program for institutions that meet or exceed standards in the care of animals used in research, teaching or testing.
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS)
Dedicated to the humane care and treatment of laboratory animals and quality research. Organizes an annual national meeting, conducts the Technician Certification Program, publishes peer-reviewed journals and newsletters, and serves as an information resource for people who work in laboratory animal science.
Canadian Council on Animal Care/le Conseil canadien de protection des animaux
CCAC is the national organization responsible for setting and maintaining standards for the care and use of animals in research, teaching and testing throughout Canada.
Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching (ANZCCART)
The goals of ANZCCART are to promote the responsible use of animals in research and teaching and encourage informed discussion within the community.
The National Agricultural Law Center
University of Arkansas. National Agricultural Law Center.
Provides access to NALC publications and serves as a gateway to agricultural law resources on the Internet.
American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM)
This is an organization for board certified veterinary medical specialists who are experts in the humane, proper and safe care and use of laboratory animals.
Association of American Feed Control Officials
Provides information for laws, regulations, standards and enforcement policies for animal feeds.
American Horse Council
Works to promote and protect the equine industry and to represent equine interests and investments in Congress.
World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)
The OIE objective is to provide scientific information in the veterinary field for diseases solely affecting animals and those diseases transmissible to humans.
Zoological Association of America (ZAA)
Formed in 2005, the ZAA promotes responsible ownership, management, conservation, and propagation of animals in both privately funded and publicly funded facilities through professional standards in husbandry, animal care, safety and ethics.