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Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW) (Established 1937)
Animal Welfare Agency
Web Site:

Director: James K. Kirkwood
Phone: 44 (1582) 831818   Fax: 44 (1582) 831414   E-Mail:
The Old School, Brewhouse Hill, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, England AL4 8AN UNITED KINGDOM

Mission: To improve the welfare of animals by funding and publishing research into their behavior and needs, and giving expert advice on how particular species should be cared for and managed.

Principal Research Programs: Educational, advisory, publishing, scientific meetings, grants for projects, research and welfare.

Number of Staff: 9

Publications: UFAW publishes the international scientific quarterly journal "Animal Welfare", holds symposia and workshops and publishes technical information on all aspects of animal welfare. The "UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory Animals" is the standard work on the subject and the 8th edition will shortly be published.

Last Updated: 2009-05-26

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