Charles River is dedicated to continued excellence in providing enhancements to the well-being of all research animals produced and used in all Charles River activities. This initiative involves specific, focused programs on enriching the animals’ environment and providing for their behavioral needs, including:
- Dynamic environmental enrichment programs that consider species-specific welfare requirements.
- Proactive behavioral management programs that provide physiological and behavioral well-being for our animals.
- Ongoing commitment to behavioral research to continue to develop best practices in behavioral management and environmental enrichment strategies.
To request a copy of our Guide to the Behavior & Enrichment
of Laboratory Rodents, contact us at 1.877.CRIVER.1 (1.877.274.8371) or firstname.lastname@example.org. (Please note that a maximum of three copies per person are allowed.)
Part 2 (Page 35) - Mouse burrowing in bedding
Part 3 (Page 51) - Rats engaging in playful behavior
Part 4 (Page 70) - Hamsters exhibiting dominant behavior
Part 4 (Page 71) - Female hamster building a nest
Part 4 (Page 79) - Hamster exhibiting natural hoarding behavior