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New Books

Critical Care Management for Laboratory Mice and Rats

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Bacteriology, Second Edition

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science, Volume I, Third Edition: Essential Principles and Practices

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science, Volume II, Third Edition

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Science, Volume III, Third Edition: Animal Models

The IACUC Handbook, Third Edition

Non-Clinical Vascular Infusion Technology, Two Volume Set: Science and Techniques

Non-Clinical Vascular Infusion Technology, Volume I: The Science

Non-Clinical Vascular Infusion Technology, Volume II: The Techniques

Recognition and Alleviation of Pain in Laboratory Animals

Suturing Principles and Techniques in Laboratory Animal Surgery: Manual and DVD

The Minipig in Biomedical Research


A Rat Is a Pig Is a Dog Is a Boy: The Human Cost of the Animal Rights Movement by Wesley J. Smith

Reviewed in the ASLAP Newsletter

Gnotobiotic Mouse Technology: An Illustrated Guide Chriss J. Vowles, Natalie E. Anderson, Kathryn A. Eaton. Reviewed December 2016

The Laboratory Bird Douglas K. Taylor, Vanessa K. Lee, and Karen R. Strait. CRC Press 2016. A Volume in the Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series.  Reviewed June 2016

Rat Experimental Transplantation Surgery: A Practical Guide Editors: Peter Girman, Jan Kriz, Peter Balaz, Springer International, First Edition, 2015. Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319145587. Reviewed March 2016

Erythrocytes of the Rhesus and Cynomolgus Monkeys  Chester A. Glomski, Alessandra Pica, and Jessica F. Greene. CRC Press, 2016. Reviewed September 2016

Managing the Laboratory Animal Facility Silverman, Jerald. 3rd edition, CRC Press, 2016. Reviewed June 2017

The IACUC Administrator’s Guide to Animal Program Management William G. Greer and Ron E. Banks. 2016.  298 pages – 2 B/W illustrations. CRC Press. Reviewed March 2017

Fundamentals of Laboratory Animal Science edited by Enqi Liu and Jianglin Fan, CDC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, Fl 2017. Reviewed December 2018

Handbook of Primate Behavioral Management Editor: Steven Schapiro. CRC Press, 2017.   Hard cover ISBN: 978-1-4987-3195-9. Reviewed March 2018

Handbook of Laboratory Animal Anesthesia and Pain Management: Rodents Editors: Cholawat Pacharinsak, Jennifer Smith. CRC Press, 2017. Reviewed September 2018

The Animal Research War by P. Michael Conn and James V. Parker. Reviewed December 2008.

Animal Models of Diabetes, Second Edition: Frontiers in Research by Eleazar Shafrir. Reviewed December 2008.

Medical Aspects of Biological Warfare (Textbooks of Military Medicine) from the Borden Institute, Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Reviewed June 2008. You can purchase the full textbook using the link above, or you can view the text without charge at the Borden Institute Website.

Pathology of Laboratory Rodents and Rabbits, Third Edition  by Dean H. Percy (Author), Stephen W. Barthold (Author). Reviewed December 2007.

Breeding Strategies for Maintaining Mice Colonies from the Jackson Laboratories. Reviewed June 2007

Mouse Phenotypes: A Handbook of Mutation Analysis by Virginia E. Papaioannou & Richard R. Behringer. Reviewed March 2007.

Veterinary Psychopharmacology by Sharon L. Crowell-Davis & Thomas Murray. Reviewed December 2006.

Invertebrate Medicine by Gregory A. Lewbart. Reviewed September 2006.

Biodefense: Research Methodology and Animal Models James R. Swearengen, Ed. Reviewed June 2006.

Genetically Engineered Mice Handbook (Research Methods for Mutant Mice) edited by John P. Sundberg & Tsutomu Ichiki. Reviewed March 2006.

Rabbit and Rodent Dentistry Handbook by Vittorio Capello. Reviewed December 2005

Manual of Sheep Diseases by J.C. Hindson & Agnes C. Winter. Reviewed September 2005

Practical Lambing and Lamb Care: A Veterinary Guide by Andrew Eales, John Small, and Colin Macaldowie. Reviewed June 2005.

Animal Models of Movement Disorders Mark Le Doux, Editor. Reviewed March 2005.

ACLAM "Blue Books"

Flynns Parasites of Laboratory Animals, Second Edition

Laboratory Animal Medicine, Second Edition (American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine)

The Mouse in Biomedical Research, Volume 1-4, Second Edition (American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine) (American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine)

The Laboratory Rat (American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine)

Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research: Biology & Management Volume I (American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine)

Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research: Diseases (American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine)

Laboratory Hamsters (American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine)

Biology of the Laboratory Rabbit

Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals (American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine Series)

Other Laboratory Animal References

Swine in the Laboratory: Surgery, Anesthesia, Imaging, and Experimental Techniques, Second Edition

Necropsy Guide: Rodents and the Rabbit

Biology & Diseases of the Ferret

Formulary for Laboratory Animals

The Laboratory Mouse

The Biology and Medicine of Rabbits and Rodents

Experimental and Surgical Techniques in the Rat, Second Edition

Pain Management in Animals

Handbook of Rodent and Rabbit Medicine (VETERINARY HANDBOOK SERIES)

Laboratory Animal Anaesthesia, Second Edition

Clinical Laboratory Animal Medicine with CD

The Natural History of the Primates

The Laboratory Fish (Handbook of Experimental Animals)

Handbook of Avian Medicine


Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

The IACUC Handbook, Third Edition

Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Research Animals

Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Nonhuman Primates

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