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Canadian Council on Animal Care (Established 1968)
Animal Welfare Agency

Phone: 1 (613) 238-4031   Fax: 1 (613) 238-2837  
315-350 Albert Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 1B1 CANADA

Mission: The purpose of the Canadian Council on Animal Care is to act on behalf of the people of Canada to ensure, through a program of education, assessment and persuasion, that the use of animals in Canada where necessary for research, teaching and testing employs physical and physiological care according to acceptable scientific standards, and to promote an increased level of knowledge, awareness and sensitivity to the relevant ethical principles.

Principal Research Programs: Social and Behavioural Requirements of Experimental Animals -- nonhuman primate guidelines for use in research, teaching and testing

Number of Staff: 9

Publications: "Resource" (biannual); "Guide to the Care and Use of Experimental Animals" Volume 1 - 1993, Volume 2, 1994; "Proceedings of the CCAC Ontario Regional Workshop - Animal Care Committees: Role and Responsibilities" (1994); "Proceedings of the Maritime Regional Workshop on Animal Care Committees" (1993); "CCAC Orientation Package"

Last Updated: 2000-08-01

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