Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals

The following are a selection of presentations from a symposium that was co-hosted by NIH, USDA, OLAW, The Enrichment Record, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) on August 22-23, 2013 at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Natcher Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

These presentations are being hosted by Animal Welfare Information Center, a service of The National Agricultural Library. Staff do not edit or otherwise modify the original materials. The views expressed in the presentations do not necessarily reflect the policies of the National Agricultural Library or the United States Department of Agriculture.


Socialization: Behavioral Intervention and Temperament Testing
Speaker: Kristine Coleman, Oregon Health & Science University


Socialization of Nonhuman Primate Groups
Speaker: Steven Schapiro, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Federal Oversight and Peer-Review Perspectives on Social Housing: Representatives from AAALAC, USDA, and OLAW
Speakers: Carol Clarke, USDA, APHIS; Brent Morse, NIH, OLAW; and Kathryn Bayne, AAALAC International


Pigs: Social Housing
Speaker: Candace Croney, Purdue University


Rabbits: Social Housing
Speaker: Karen Froberg, Bio-Serv


A Historical Perspective on Social Housing
Speaker: Kathryn Bayne, AAALAC International