Table of Contents

Laws, regulations, and policies that impact on the care and use of animals.
Ethical and scientific issues.
Responsibilities of the institution, the animal care and use committee, and the research and veterinary staffs.
Pain and distress.
Anesthetics, tranquilizers, analgesics, and neuromuscular.
Survival surgery and postsurgical care.
Husbandry, care, and the importance of the environment.