The 4th R: Rehoming, Retirement and Release

Audience: The program is tailored to IACUC staff, IACUC members, IOs, veterinarians, investigators, compliance personnel, animal care staff and others involved in animal programs.

Speaker: Lara Helwig, DVM, Brown University

Topic: Watch this webinar to hear Dr. Lara Helwig talk about options for laboratory animals after the research study has ended. She will discuss how to set up adoption, retirement, and release programs, when to use them, and considerations to include in study designs. She will also look at establishing institutional policies and criteria for suitable animals. She will share some of the logistical challenges you may encounter and lessons learned from past experiences.

Web Resource: AVMA Research Dogs and Cats Adoption – Considerations for developing a research institutional adoption program

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