Larger species refinement special: improving the welfare of rabbits, non-human primates and sheep

September 2022

The papers behind the pod:

  1. Pinho RH et al. (2022). Validation of the rabbit pain behaviour scale (RPBS) to assess acute postoperative pain in rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus). PLoS ONE 17(5): e0268973.
  2. Stull C, Heagerty A and Coleman K (2022). Video Conference Technology as a Tool for Pair Introduction in Rhesus Macaques. Animals 12(14): e1783.
  3.  Zentrich E et al. (2022). Postoperative Severity Assessment in Sheep. European Surgical Research, in press.

It’s the third Thursday of September, and you’re listening to 3 Minute 3Rs, your monthly recap of efforts to replace, reduce, and refine the use of animals in research. This month we’re focusing on refinements for working with three different non-rodent species. Follow this link for the full transcript:

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