National Research Council. Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (2011).
- : Developed under a federal contract awarded to the Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (ILAR). The guide is organized into four major components of animal use: Institutional Policies and Responsibilities; Animal Environment, Husbandry, and Management; Veterinary Care; and Physical Plant.
- : A private, nonprofit organization that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs.
- : Offers educational resources and training in the appropriate handling, care, and use of animals in research.
- : National organization responsible for setting and maintain standards for the care and use of animals in science in Canada.