More Regulation of Rodents

  title={More Regulation of Rodents},
  author={F. Trull and B. A. Rich},
  pages={1463 - 1463}
  • F. Trull, B. A. Rich
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Science
  • W hen enacted more than 30 years ago, the Animal Welfare Act initiated federal regulation of the use of laboratory animals. The act defines “animal” as “any live or dead dog, cat, monkey (nonhuman primate mammal), guinea pig, hamster, rabbit, or such other warm-blooded animal, as the Secretary [of Agriculture] may determine is being used, or is intended for use, for research, testing, experimentation, or exhibition purpose, or as a pet.” Congress explained this definition by saying that it is… CONTINUE READING
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