Welcome to Animal Research Alternatives and Animal Care
A Guide to Locating Animal Research Alternatives and Animal Care Resources
This guide was created to assist UW-Madison research scientists in fulfilling the information requirements of the Animal Welfare Act to A) consider alternatives to the use of animals before beginning a research project, B) consider alternatives to any distressful procedures and C) avoid unnecessary duplication of previous work before beginning a research project.
UW-Madison investigators are required to search the relevant literature and supply their findings to their school's designated Animal Care and Use Committee (ACUC). This guide provides tips for effectively conducting literature searches and links to resources for animal care information.