Guidance, information and recommendations for those working with zebrafish.
Learn more about skin swabbing as a welfare refinement, and how to establish a protocol for skin swabbing in your laboratory.
Guidance document on opportunities to reduce and refine the use of GA mice through cryopreservation and sharing.
Providing an evidence base to refine and reduce the use of vertebrates in (regulatory) ecotoxicology studies
Supporting technicians in assessing the welfare impact of enrichment.
An introduction to assessing the welfare impact of new enrichment.
The importance of choosing the appropriate type of enrichment, including examples for rodents and zebrafish.
Questions to help you plan your study before it commences.
Using ethograms, preference tests and motivation tests to evaluate enrichment, including example protocols.
Minimising the influence of bias and understanding the limitations of an evaluation.
Using what you have learned to benefit the animals in your care and disseminating your findings.
Frequently asked questions about determining whether your enrichment protocol is appropriate and effective.
A webinar presented as part of the SETAC SciCon 2020.
Virtual presentations of 3Rs projects from across Europe.
The Fish Behaviour Index (FBI) is an automated tool to monitor the behaviour of singly housed zebrafish.
Group housed zebrafish show lower levels of stress and anxiety when they undergo procedures than those who are housed singly.
Key issues for the humane killing of laboratory animals.