American Veterinary Medical Association

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name American Veterinary Medical Association
Abbreviated name AVMA
Owner/Developer American Veterinary Medical Association
Abbreviated owner AVMA
Country United States of America
Languages English
Description The AVMA promotes the use of alternatives to the use of animals whenever possible. However, when necessary, the responsible use of animals in research can provide valuable insight that advances scientific knowledge in ways that are not possible through alternative methods. Veterinarians play an important role in the process of caring for laboratory animals as well as developing alternative research methods.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Non-Governmental Organization
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website, Audio / Video, Social media, Professional online network, Forum / Blog
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Scientists
Users access Open access, User registration
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Replacement, Reduction, Refinement
Purpose Animal welfare, Education and training, Documentation and information