Science Policy

Use of Animals in Research

The AADOCR recognizes the major contributions made to human and animal health through the responsible use of animals in biomedical research. Therefore, the AADOCR strongly supports the ethical use of animals by scientists worldwide. The AADOCR also endorses systematic research in validating alternatives to animal models. AADOCR supports use of the published ARRIVE guidelines.


(adopted 1991, revised 2004, revised 2016)