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The use of animals in research by the Department of Defense

Hearing before the Research and Development Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services, ... second session, hearing held April 7, 1992

by United States

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Written in English


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Number of Pages392
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Open LibraryOL7368399M
ISBN 100160388333
ISBN 109780160388330

Animals Killed for Military Training For years, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) conducted so-called “wound labs,” during which conscious or semiconscious dogs and other animals were suspended from slings and shot with high-powered weapons to inflict injuries for crude medical training drills. Military Animal Research. By Michael A. Budkie, A.H.T. Animal experimentation is a difficult issue to confront. Estimates put the annual death toll due to experimentation n, per year in the U.S. There are almost as many different kinds of .

The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals was released to the sponsors and the public on January 2, , in a prepublication form. After that, the Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources (ILAR) received comments from users and members of the Committee to Revise the Guide has always been characterized as a living document, subject to modification . Animal testing, also known as animal experimentation, animal research and in vivo testing, is the use of non-human animals in experiments that seek to control the variables that affect the behavior or biological system under study. This approach can be contrasted with field studies in which animals are observed in their natural environments or ption: Around 50– million vertebrate .

For animal research that causes sentient nonhuman animal suffering to be justifiable, I believe that two conditions must be met. First, harming animals for human benefit must be morally justified; this is the speciesism justification. Second, animal research must have utility—that is, it must produce useful, empirically valid knowledge that successfully increases our . 3Rs alternatives refer to the reduction, refinement, and replacement of animal use in research, testing, and teaching. The concept was developed by Russell and Burch in a book entitled Principles of Humane Experimental Technique (link is external). A fundamental goal of the Animal Welfare Act and the accompanying regulations is the minimization of animal pain and distress .


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The use of animals in research by the Department of Defense by United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

Reissues and Cancels: DoD Instruction“Use of Animals in DoD Programs,” Septemas amended. Approved by: Michael D. Griffin, Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering. Purpose: In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) and the J File Size: KB.

Get this from a library. The use of animals in research by the Department of Defense: hearing before the Research and Development Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, hearing held April 7, [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. The current Department of Defense (DoD) policy on use of animals in research is contained in the DoDD The Use of Animals in DoD Programs' and its references. This Directive establishes DoD policy for the procurement, transportation, and care of animals used in research, development, testing and evaluation, clinical investigation, and instructional programs of the Department of : John W.

Kolmer. The use of animals in research by the Department of Defense: hearing before the Research and Development Subcommittee of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, second session, hearing held April 7, The author begins by discussing stories of dogs and their handlers.

She also discusses the tattoing process, special ops dogs, shopping. for dogs in Europe, training, jobs of military working dog, their. sense of smell, and the post-duty life of military working : Stefanie S. Pearlman. SinceDr. Swearengen has served on the National Academies of Science National Research Council Standing Committee on Biodefense for the U.S.

Department of Defense and the National Academies of Science Institute for Laboratory Animal Research Committee on Animal Models for Assessing Countermeasures to Bioterrorism : James R. Swearengen. Imagine that you are afraid, but instead of running and yelling for help, you pretend to be a stick.

That's how an inchworm defends itself. Animal Defenses reveals the unique ways in which animals protect themselves. Easy-to-do experiments and activities explain the tricks animals use to help them survive.

With stunning, realistic illustrations, this book is an innovative approach 4/5(1). Nevertheless, animal research remains a small, but vital, part of biomedical research—experts estimate it at about 10% of total biomedical R&D spending.

The principles of replacing, reducing and refining the use of animals in scientific research are central to UK by:   It calls on the U.S. government to “conduct a review of whether the Department of Defense experimented with ticks and other insects regarding use as a biological weapon between the years of The Research Regulatory Oversight Office (R2O2) is the P&R component level oversight office for the authorities and responsibilities under Department of Defense (DoD) Instruction“Use of Animals in DoD Programs.” The R2O2 manages animal care and use review and oversight processes for research conducted and supported by the Uniformed Services.

Format: Paperback. "Why Animal Experimentation Matters" invites a wide audience to learn about animal research.

Although it is a scholarly treatise on the use of animals for biomedical purposes, it is written in a manner that enables those unfamiliar with science and ethics to appreciate the issue/5(6). A large amount of animals exist to be used for testing and research purposes by the U.S.

Department of Defense (DoD) and other branches of the military and defense. The. National Academy of Sciences is a private, nonprofit, self-perpetuating society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the general welfare.

Some of the best children’s books out there have animal main characters: Winnie the Pooh, the Very Hungry Caterpillar, the Jungle Book, Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, the Story of Ferdinand. The Animal Legal Defense Fund calls on government agencies to be more transparent in their treatment of animals used in research.

We file lawsuits to compel taxpayer-funded research facilities to follow records laws, so that public funds are used with public awareness. Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO examined the Department of Defense's (DOD) management and oversight of its animal research programs, focusing on the extent projects funded or performed by DOD utilizing animals: (1) were directed toward military objectives; (2) unnecessarily duplicated other research; and (3) incorporated alternatives that reduced, replaced, or refined the use of animals.

USAMRDC and the Department of Defense animal use policy applies to any live vertebrate animal, which is being used or is intended for use in a DOD animal care and use program or to any recipient of a USAMRDC managed contract or grant.

Requirements for Contracts, Grants and Cooperative Research. discounting defense of animal research.2 Brody thinks, rightly, that the position against animal research is much better developed and defended in the literature than the position in favor of it, and he wants to correct that imbalance, which I think he makes progress towards doing.

DHA-MSR The Care and Use of Animals in DoD Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) or Training Programs: 6/18/ This Defense Health Agency-Multi-Service Regulation (DHA-MSR), based on the authority of References (a) through (af), issues Service regulations to implement Reference (q).

for the care and use of laboratory animals within Department of Defense (DoD) programs. This is supported by Army research and development. The program covers any live vertebrate animal that is being used or is intended for use in research, training, testing or for experimentation purposes.

However, this does NOT cover. Animal experimentation has made a crucial contribution to many of the most important advances in modern medicine. The development of vaccines for deadly viruses like rabies and yellow fever depended upon animal research, and much of our basic knowledge about human health and physiology was discovered through the use of animals as well.

Inspite of these gains, animal 1/5(1).Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (v2) (DOC) U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) The Care and Use of Laboratory Animals in DOD Programs (PDF | KB) U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Health Administration.

Use of Animals in Research (VHA Handbook ) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).PHS policy defines an animal as "any live, vertebrate animal used or intended for use in research, research training, experimentation, or biological testing or for related purposes."/3 The broader definition is supposed here.

All research institutions are required to conform to Federal rules and regulations regarding the use of animals in research.