Outreach and resources for the 3R’s from UBC’s Animal Welfare Program

Presentations:

DANIEL WEARY – A GOOD LIFE FOR LABORATORY ANIMALS

 

DR JOANNA MAKOWSKA “IMPROVING THE WELFARE OF LABORATORY RATS AND MICE: MODIFICATIONS TO STANDARD HOUSING AND EXPRESSION OF NATURAL BEHAVIOURS”

 

2015 UBC 3MT SEMI FINALIST LUCIA AMENDOLA SAAVEDRA: INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES OF RATS DURING EUTHANASIA WITH CARBON DIOXIDE

 

 

Posters:

C. Graham, M.A.G. von Keyserlingk, and B. Franks
Free-choice exploration in laboratory zebrafish
International Society for Applied Ethology, Aarhus, Denmark, 2017.
http://lfs-awp.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2012/07/Free-choice-exploration-in-laboratory-zebrafish.pdf

L. Amendola, and D.M. Weary
Variability in rat behavior during exposure to CO2
10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, Seattle, 2017.
http://lfs-awp.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2012/07/Variability-in-rat-behavior-during-exposure-to-CO2.pdf

L. Amendola, I.J. Makowska, and D.M. Weary
Understanding variation in rat responses to CO2
International Society for Applied Ethology, Edinburgh, 2016.
http://lfs-awp.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2012/07/Understanding-variation-in-rat-responses-to-CO2.pdf

I.J. Makowska, J. Sato-Reinhold, and D.M. Weary
Changing the culture of laboratory rat care
9th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences (WC9), Prague, 2014.
http://lfs-awp.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2012/07/Changing-the-culture-of-laboratory-rat-care.pdf

C. Moody, I.J. Makowska, and D.M. Weary
Laboratory mouse euthanasia aversion and refinement
9th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences (WC9), Prague, 2014.
http://lfs-awp.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2012/07/Laboratory-mouse-euthanasia-aversion-and-refinement.pdf

C. Moody, B. Chua, I.J. Makowska, and D.M. Weary
Assessing various carbon dioxide flow rates to minimize distress during laboratory mouse euthanasia
51st Annual CALAS Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, 2012.
http://link.landfood.ubc.ca/publications/animalwelfare/publications/pdfs/AWP%20posters/2012/Carly-CALAS.pdf

D. Wong, I.J. Makowska, and D.M. Weary
Comparing rat aversion to isoflurane and carbon dioxide
8th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, Montreal, Canada, 2011.
http://link.landfood.ubc.ca/publications/animalwelfare/publications/pdfs/AWP%20posters/2011/Devina_WC8.pdf

I.J. Makowska, L. Vickers, J. Mancell, and D.M. Weary
Evaluating methods of gas euthanasia for laboratory mice
7th World Congress on Alternatives & Animal Use in the Life Sciences, Rome, Italy, 2009.
http://link.landfood.ubc.ca/publications/animalwelfare/publications/pdfs/AWP%20posters/2009/Makowska%20-%20WC7.pdf

I.J. Makowska and D.M. Weary
Inhalant anaesthetics as an alternative to CO2 euthanasia.
42nd International Congress of the ISAE, Dublin, Ireland, 2008.
http://link.landfood.ubc.ca/publications/animalwelfare/publications/pdfs/AWP%20posters/2008/Makowska%20-%20ISAE2008.pdf

I.J. Makowska, L. Niel, R.K. Kirkden, and D.M. Weary
Rats show aversion to argon over a range of flow rates.
41st International Congress of the ISAE, Merida, Mexico, 2007.
http://link.landfood.ubc.ca/publications/animalwelfare/publications/pdfs/AWP%20posters/2007/Makowska%20-%20%20ISAE.pdf

L. Niel, D.M. Weary, and S. Stewart
Does carbon dioxide euthanasia cause distress in rats?
44th Annual CALAS Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, 2005.
http://link.landfood.ubc.ca/publications/animalwelfare/publications/pdfs/AWP%20posters/2005/Niel%20-%20CALAS.pdf

L. Niel and D.M. Weary
Rats show aversion to a gradually increasing concentration of carbon dioxide.
38th International Congress of the ISAE, Helsinki, Finland, 2004.
http://link.landfood.ubc.ca/publications/animalwelfare/publications/pdfs/AWP%20posters/2004/Niel%20-%20ISAE.pdf

L. Niel, D. Weary, and D. Fraser
Carbon dioxide euthanasia: mice and rats show different behavioural responses.
37th International Congress of the ISAE, Abano Therme, Italy, 2003.
http://link.landfood.ubc.ca/publications/animalwelfare/publications/pdfs/AWP%20posters/2003/Niel%20-%20ISAE2003.pdf

Research papers:

DM Weary, P Droege, VA Braithwaite. 2017.  Chapter Two-Behavioral Evidence of Felt Emotions: Approaches, Inferences, and Refinements . Advances in the Study of Behavior 49, 27-48

IJ Makowska, DM Weary. 2017. Correction to ‘The importance of burrowing, climbing and standing upright for laboratory rats’. Royal Society open science 4

P Hawkins, MJ Prescott, L Carbone, N Dennison, C Johnson, … 2016. A good death? report of the second Newcastle meeting on laboratory animal euthanasia. Animals 6 (9), 50

IJ Makowska, DM Weary. 2016. The importance of burrowing, climbing and standing upright for laboratory rats. Open Science 3 (6), 160136

LP Gaffney, B Franks, DM Weary, MAG von Keyserlingk. 2016. Coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) prefer and are less aggressive in darker environments . PloS one 11 (3), e0151325

IJ Makowska, DM Weary. 2016. Differences in anticipatory behaviour between rats (Rattus norvegicus) housed in standard versus semi-naturalistic laboratory environments. PloS one 11 (1), e0147595

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