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The Welfare of Animals Used in Research: Practice and Ethics
Laboratory animal welfare research
  1. Claire A. Richardson

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Robert C. Hubrecht
284 pages, paperback, £32.99.
UFAW Animal Welfare Series published by Wiley Blackwell. 2014.
ISBN 978 1 1199 6707 1

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‘THE Welfare of Animals Used in Research: Practice and Ethics’ is a new book by Robert Hubrecht, the scientific director of the Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW), an internationally recognised animal welfare charity. The involvement of animals in research is contentious, invoking heated debate among many, including within the veterinary community. One area of some consensus amid this emotive debate has been the 3Rs principle, a widely accepted ethical framework for conducting research involving animals that refers …

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