Breakout Session: Rats and Mice

 

103

 

 

Effects of Housing Density and Cage Type on Young Adult C57BL/6J Mice

 

107

 

 

New Housing Standards for Rats and Mice Developed with Focus on the Needs of the Animals

 

114

 

 

Breakout Session: Approaches for Implementing Current US and European Guidelines for Housing Standards for Dogs and Cats

 

120

 

 

Breakout Session: Nonhuman Primates

 

124

 

 

Breakout Session: Rabbit Housing

 

128

SESSION 4:   ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL FOR ANIMAL HOUSING

 

131

 

 

Environmental Controls (US Guidance)
Bernard Blazewicz and Dan Frasier

 

133

 

 

European Guidelines for Environmental Control in Laboratory Animal Facilities
Harry J. M. Blom

 

140

 

 

Breakout Session: Lighting

 

147

 

 

Breakout Session: Effects of Sound on Research Animals

 

153

 

 

Breakout Session: Environmental Control for Animal Housing—Impact on Metabolism and Immunology

 

156

 

 

Breakout Session: Environmental Controls/Engineering Issues

 

164

DINNER SPEAKER: KAY E. HOLEKAMP

 

167

 

 

A View from the Field: What the Lives of Wild Animals Can Teach Us About Care of Laboratory Animals
Kay E. Holekamp

 

169

SESSION 5:  ENVIRONMENTAL ENRICHMENT ISSUES

 

175

 

 

Enriching the Housing of the Laboratory Rodent: How Might It Affect Research Outcomes?
William T. Greenough and Ann Benefiel

 

177

 

 

Search for Optimal Enrichment
Timo Nevalainen

 

184

 

 

Breakout Session: Environmental Enrichment Issues: Mice/Rats/Rabbits

 

189

 

 

Breakout Session: Environmental Enrichment for Dogs and Cats

 

191

 

 

Breakout Session: Assessment of Nonhuman Primate Enrichment—Science Versus Welfare Concerns

 

193



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