Animal Research at Western

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Research involving animals produces benefits for health and well-being of humans, non-human animals and the environment.

Western is committed to providing the highest standard of animal care and minimizing the number of animals used.

Why Animal Research?

Learn why animal research is needed in today's world and what kinds of research happen at Western.

News and Discoveries

Learn about Western discoveries that were supported by animal-based science.


Learn how animal-based science is overseen at local, provincial and national levels.

Common Questions

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