Comments from the AZA contraception advisory group on evaluating the suitability of contraceptive methods in golden-headed lion tamarins ( Leontopithecus chrysomelas )
Contributor(s):: DeMatteo, K. E., Porton, I. J., Asa, C. S.
Fox control using a para-aminopropiophenone formulation with the M-44 ejector
Contributor(s):: Marks, C. A., Gigliotti, F., Busana, F., Johnston, M., Lindeman, M.
The M-44 ejector ('ejector') has proven to be a highly target-specific means of delivering toxicants to the exotic European red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in south-eastern Australia. Para-aminopropiophenone (PAPP) is a potent methaemoglobin (MetHb) forming compound in canids. A formulation of PAPP,...
Housing conditions affect self-administration of anxiolytic by laboratory mice
Contributor(s):: Sherwin, C. M., Olsson, I. A. S.
Tests of emotionality conducted outside the home-cage show that rodents from standard laboratory housing are more anxious than animals from enriched housing; however, it is not known if this also indicates increased anxiety within the home-cage. We used a novel method, recording the...
The Three Rs in the pharmaceutical industry: perspectives of scientists and regulators
Contributor(s):: Fenwick, N. P., Fraser, D.
Six drug regulatory reviewers and 11 pharmaceutical industry scientists were interviewed to explore their perspectives on the obstacles and opportunities for greater implementation of the Three Rs (replacement, reduction, refinement) in drug research and development. Participants generally...
Transport stress in roe deer ( Capreolus capreolus ): effect of a short-acting antipsychotic
Contributor(s):: Montane, J., Marco, I., Lopez-Olvera, J., Manteca, X., Lavin, S.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a short-acting antipsychotic (acepromazine) on the stress response to transport in roe deer (C. capreolus). 21 roe deer in France were submitted to a 9-h road journey in order to reintroduce and restock this species into Catalonia (northeastern...
Measuring clinical outcomes of animal-assisted therapy: impact on resident medication usage
Contributor(s):: Lust, E., Ryan-Haddad, A., Coover, K., Snell, J.