All of these can provide information and also may have other interesting links on their web sites.

Alternatives and Animal Welfare Science


  • Altweb (Altweb)
  • AltTox (AltTox)
  • American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS)
  • European Centre for the Validation of Alternative Methods (ECVAM)
  • European Consensus-Platform for Alternatives (ECOPA)
  • Federation of European Laboratory Animal Science Associations (FELASA)
  • Institute of In Vitro Sciences (IIVS)
  • Institutional Animal Care and User Committees (IACUC)
  • International Council for Laboratory Animal Sciences (ICLAS)
  • International network for humane education (InterNICHE)
  • Interagency Coordinating Committee on the Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM)
  • Johns Hopkins University Centre for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT)
  • Laboratory Animal Science Association (LASA)
  • National Centre for the 3Rs (NC3Rs)
  • Norwegian Reference Centre for Laboratory Animal Science and Alternatives (NORECOPA)
  • Society for In Vitro Biology (SIVB)
  • ZEBET (Zebet)


Veterinary science


  • American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM)
  • American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners (ASLAP)
  • Animal Health Information Specialists (AHIS)
  • Animal Health Trust (AHT)
  • Association of Veterinary Anaesthetists (AVA)
  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
  • British Veterinary Association (BVA)
  • Digital Resources for Veterinary Trainers (Digires)
  • European College of Laboratory Animal Medicine/European Society of Laboratory Animal Veterinarians (ECLAM/ESLAV)
  • International Federation for Animal Health (IFAH)
  • Laboratory Animals Veterinary Association (LAVA)
  • NetVet and Electronic Zoo (NetVet)
  • Perpectives in Laboratory Animal Science (PiLAS)
  • Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS)
  • VetTech (VetTech)


Animal welfare and care


  • Animal Welfare Institute (AWI)
  • Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC)
  • Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching (ANZCCART)
  • British Veterinary Association Animal Welfare Foundation (BVAAWF)
  • Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC)
  • EUPREN European Primate Resources NetworkHumane Society of the United States (HSUS)
  • Institute of Animal Technology (IAT)
  • Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR)
  • Naturewatch (Naturewatch)
  • NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)
  • Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)
  • Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Scottish SPCA)
  • Scientists Center for Animal Welfare (SCAW)
  • The Shape of Enrichment (Enrichment)
  • Universities Federation for Animal Welfare (UFAW)


Journals and periodicals



Commercial organisations involved in Three Rs research


  • Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)
  • European Chemicals Industry Council (CEFIC)
  • European Crop Protection Association (ECPA)
  • In Vitro Testing Industrial Platform (IVTIP)
  • Laboratory Animal Breeders Association (LABA)
  • Lhasa Ltd (Lhasa)
  • European Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (Cosmetics Europe)


Research defence organisations


  • Understanding Animal Research  (UAR)
  • Seriously Ill for Medical Research (SIMR)
  • SABRE Research UK (Sabre)




  • Animal Ethics Dilemma (Dilemma)
  • Animal Ethics Infolink (Ethics)
  • Doctors & Lawyers for Responsible Medicine (DLRM)
  • Nuffield Council on Bioethics (Nuffield)
  • Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)


Anti-vivisection organisations


  • Animal Aid (Animal Aid)
  • The British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV)
  • National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS)
  • New-England Anti-vivisection Society (NEAVS)
  • New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS)


Manufacturers and retail organisations