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Canadian Council on Animal Care (Established 1968)
Phone: 1 (613) 238-4031
Fax: 1 (613) 238-2837
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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