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Laboratory animal care
  1. Tim Morris

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Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, 8th edn National Research Council 248 pages, paperback, £13.99. National Academies Press. 2011. ISBN 978 0 3091 5400 0

IF books like this did not exist, all veterinary surgeons should be worried. Some use of animals in research is still required to develop new treatments for animals, as well as for people. If the public lose confidence in the standards and oversights of the care and use of animals used in such research, future treatment options for animals in our care will be restricted.

This eighth edition is the latest update of a publication that started out to ensure science-led best practice in the care and …

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