Welcome to the Virtual Vivarium
, created to advance the care of laboratory animals through innovative management tools and concepts.
The provision of daily animal needs offers many opportunities to improve animal welfare and worker productivity at less cost.
Advances in human patient care can serve as "animal models" for improved veterinary medicine for lab animal species.
New approaches to managing safety may mitigate risks and highlight specific areas for improvement.
Successful management strategies in other sectors are provided that could apply to lab animal care programs.
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