3R Training Course
Learning tool - for specialists in animal experimentation in Switzerland

Federal Veterinary Office
The Swiss Federal Veterinary Office deals with issues such as animal health, animal welfare and the safety of food of animal origin. Further activities relate to the import, export and transit of animal products, of farm animals and pets and of internationally protected fauna and flora (CITES convention).


Institute for Laboratory Animal Research
The mission of ILAR is to evaluate and disseminate information on issues related to the scientific, technological, and ethical use of animals and related biological resources in research, testing, and education.
The principles of refinement, reduction, and replacement (3Rs).

Americans for Medical Progress
Americans for Medical Progress (AMP) protects society’s investment in research by nurturing public understanding of and support for the humane, necessary and valuable use of animals in medicine.

Foundation for Biomedical Research
The nation's (USA) oldest and largest organization dedicated to improving human and veterinary health by promoting public understanding and support for humane and responsible animal research.

National Association for Biomedical Research
(USA) nonprofit organization dedicated solely to advocating for sound public policy that recognizes the vital role that animals play in biomedical research.
Animal Law Section, Switzerland

Scientist Center for Animal Welfare
Research professionals dedicated to balancing animal welfare and excellence in basic and applied scientific inquiry.

The Humane Society of the United States
The nation's (USA) largest and most effective animal protection organization.


Massachusetts Society for Medical Research
We promote and enhance biomedical and biological research, including the humane care and use of animals, for the improved health and well-being of people, animals, and the environment.

Columbia University Institute of Comparative Medicine
(USA) to ensure the humane care of animals used in approved research, and to support medical research teams develop treatments for life-threatening conditions.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

PETA focuses its attention...in which the largest numbers of animals suffer the most intensely for the longest periods of time.


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