Manuales de buenas prácticas

1. Generales

- Canadian Council on Animal Care guidelines

- 3 Rs and wildlife research at the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) UK

- Australian Animal Research Review Panel: Animal ethics and wildlife research

- Resources at the Australian and New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching Ltd (ANZCCART)

- Recursos sobre manejo y cuidado de animales exóticos

- USDA Animal Welfare Information Center Wildlife resources

- W Australia Department of Environment and Conservation Standard Operating Procedures for wildlife monitoring

- American Psychological Association: Guidelines for Ethical Conduct in the Care and Use of Animals

- International Society for Applied Ethology: Ethical treatment of animals in applied animal behavior research


Welfare and best practice in field studies of wildlife
Applications of haematology in wildlife monitoring
Biological sample collection and preservation
Refining procedures for the administration of substances
Canadian Council on Animal Care. Guidelines on the care and use of wildlife
Restraint and handling of captive wildlife
Live animal capture and handling guidelines for wild mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles
Guidelines for the treatment of animals in behavioural research (Animal Behaviour, 2006, 71:245-253)
Wildlife Radio-telemetry
Refinements in telemetry procedures
Voucher Specimen Collection, Preparation, Identification and Storage Protocol: Animals
Australian code of practice for the care and use of animals for scientific purposes
Guidelines for proper care and use of wildlife in field research
Guidelines for psychologists working with animals
Puntos finales humanitarios: Peces-Mamiferos
Temporary marking of mammals, reptiles and birds
Guide for the care and use of laboratory animals
Animal handling and restraint using soft containment
Restraint and handling of wild animals
Animal handling
Capture and handling guidelines for wild mammals, birds, amphibians and reptiles
Restraint and handling of pest animals
Classification and reporting of severity experienced by animals used in scientific procedures
Recommendations for euthanasia of experimental animals: Part 1
Recommendations for euthanasia of experimental animals: Part 2
Bio-logging and animal welfare practical refinements
effects of remote sensing and tracking devices on animals
Measuring devices on wild animals
Risk assessment in marking birds and mammals
Wildlife marking techniques
Wildlife anaesthesia and analgesia
Wildlife surgical procedures
Recognition Of Pain In Wildlife

2. Reducción, diseño de muestreo y análisis de datos

Directrices de planificación de procedimientos experimentales con animales PREPARE y directrices complementarias de publicación de resultados ARRIVE

Columbia University Medical Center: Computing sample sizes

Reduccion de N y tamaño muestral
How to reduce the number of animals used in research by improving experimental design and statistics
The importance of non-statistical design in Refining animal experiments
Sample size and power analysis
A simple statistical guide when data are constrained by practical or ethical reasons

3. Aves

Bird husbandry and care

Canadian Council on Animal Care, species-specific recomendations on Birds
Guidelines to the Use of Wild Birds in Research. Washington, D.C.: Ornithological Council
Removal of blood from laboratory mammals and birds
The use of passerine bird species in laboratory research: implications of basic biology for husbandry and welfare
How safe is Mist netting? Evaluating the risk of injury and mortality to
Wing marks in birds
Laboratory birds: refinements in husbandry and procedures
Non invasive methods for sexing and marking altricial chicks
Guidelines for the identification (marking) of birds in research
Trapping and marking birds
Birds husbandry
Handling and restraint of birds
Collecting, processing, and storing avian blood
Effect of radio transmitters on birds
Long-term health effects of harness-mounted transmitters in raptors

4. Mamíferos

Canadian Council on Animal Care, species-specific recomendations on Bats
Removal of blood from laboratory mammals and birds
Blood collection techniques in small mammals
Release of captive mammals
Trapping and handling small mammals
Disinfection Protocol for Bat Field Research/Monitoring
Guidelines of the American Society of Mammalogists for the use of wild mammals in research
Alternative Methodology for Handling and Marking Meso-Mammals for Short-Term Research
Marking marine mammals
Euthanasia of Small Mammals in the Field
Trapping and marking terrestrial mammals for research
Guidelines for marine mammals in field research

6. Anfibios y reptiles

Canadian Council on Animal Care, species-specific recomendations on Amphibians and Reptiles
American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Guidelines for use of live amphibians and reptiles in field and laboratory research
Frogs and toads as experimental animals
Marking amphibians and reptiles
Capture and handling amphibians
Reptile and amphibian husbandry
Amphibian husbandry resource guide
Amphibian care and handling
Handling Ambhibians/Reptiles
Proper handling of amphibians and reptiles
Hypothermia for anesthesia and euthanasia of amphibians and reptiles
Ethical Issues Associated with Amphibian Research