Diurnal cycles, 35

Dogs, 11, 37, 38, 46

housing requirements, 24, 25-26, 28, 29n, 32, 38

procurement, 57

recommended readings, 87

Doors, 73

Double-corridor facilities, 16

Drafts, 31

Drainage, 17, 24, 74

Drugs, 11

recommended readings, 96-97

Dry-bulb temperature, 29, 31

E

Education and training of personnel, 13-14, 15, 16, 117

in noise reduction, 36

recommended readings, 100-101

in safety procedures, 15, 16

in surgical procedures, 61

Electric power systems, 76

Emergency procedures, 17, 18, 46, 62

Enclosures, see Cages and caging;

Primary enclosures;

Secondary enclosures

Endangered Species Act, 114-115

Entrapment, 23

Environmental conditions, 22-36

natural versus controlled, 4, 22, 25

see also Facilities;

Housing

Environmental enrichment, 21, 25, 27, 36-38

recommended readings, 88

Ergonomics, 15

Escape, 23, 24

Ether, 17

Ethics, recommended readings, 89

Euthanasia, 10, 65-66

recommended readings, 89

and surgical procedures, 62, 117

Exercise and activity, 37, 38

Exotic and wild species, 5, 30

endangered, 57, 114-115

recommended readings, 89-90

F

Facilities, 71-79

for cleaning and sanitation, 15, 72, 77-78

for hazardous-agent experimentation, 16-17, 72, 76

recommended readings, 87-88

safety design and support, 15-16

for surgery, 62-63, 78-79

see also Cages and caging;

Housing;

Outdoor housing;

Primary enclosures;

Secondary enclosures;

Space requirements

Farm animals, 4-5, 46

housing requirements, 4, 28, 30-31, 32, 38

recommended readings, 4-5, 90-91

surgery on, 63, 79

Field studies, 5

Fighting, 37

Filter-top cages, 24, 29, 33, 58

Fish and Wildlife Service, 57, 115

Fishes, recommended readings, 83

Flooring, 24, 74

in cages, 24, 43

Food and feeding, 23, 25, 38-40

autoclavings, 39, 41

bowls and devices, 26, 39-40, 43

recommended reading, 94-95

restrictions, 12, 40

storage, 39, 40, 41, 77

Foundation for Biomedical Research (FBR), 108

Furnishings, 23, 24, 26, 36-37

recommended readings, 88

G

Gas concentrations, 22, 33, 34

Genetics, 47-48

recommended readings, 91-92

Gerbils, 32

Goats, 26, 30, 58

Groups, see Social groups and social interaction

Guinea pigs, 27, 43, 58, 59

H

Hamsters, 27, 32, 43

Hazardous agents, 14, 16-17

recommended readings, 85-86, 88-89

waste disposal, 44, 45

Hearing protection, 17



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