The Scientists Center for Animal Welfare (SCAW) is holding a conference on challenges in fish and wildlife research. Discussions will be held on various topics including animal welfare, animal acquisition, capture and captive animals, occupational safety and health, procedures and euthanasia, closing with a reconvene and sharing of concerns and lessons learned. Download the registration form by following this link.
May 4, 2017
The Early Bird deadline to our CCAC National Workshop 2017 has been extended to May 12, 2017! Register today to share ideas, ask questions, and discover new possibilities. Explore the program to learn more about this compelling day of important and engaging discussions, carefully designed for all those involved in animal ethics and care in science!
May 3, 2017
Statement from the CCAC Executive Director
Dear CCAC stakeholders,
I wish to inform you that I am stepping down as the Executive Director of the Canadian Council on Animal Care effective May 19, 2017 to pursue other opportunities.
March 31, 2017
The CCAC has revised the Guide to the Care and Use of Experimental Animals, Vol. 1, 2nd ed. by updating the document with links to those guidelines that have already been updated. The Guide will continue to be
revised as new guidelines are published.
March 22, 2017
The CCAC guidelines: Husbandry of animals in science is now available. The CCAC has also developed an accompanying document, the CCAC frequently asked questions: Husbandry of animals in science, to help institutions effectively implement these guidelines.
March 11, 2017
On Saturday March 11, 2017, the CTV program, W5, aired a segment about the treatment of animals in a scientific institution. The Executive Director of the Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC), Dr. Louise Desjardins, was interviewed for that broadcast in regard to the CCAC’s role in the ethics and care of animals in research, teaching, and testing in Canada.
CCAC National Workshop 2017
June 3, 2017
FRAME Training School in Experimental Design
May 31-June 2, 2017
CALAS 56th Annual Symposium
June 8-11, 2017
2017 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Convention
July 13-16, 2017
UFAW 2017 International Symposium
Measuring animal welfare and applying scientific advances – Why is it still so difficult?
June 27-29, 2017
Tenth World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences
The 3rs in Action
August 20-24, 2017
Meeting the Challenges of IACUC Oversight in Fish and Wildlife Research
October 30-November 1, 2017
San Diego, CA