Investigative Enforcement Services (IES)
Within the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), the Investigative and Enforcement Services (IES) staff works diligently to ensure the health and care of the animals and plants under its jurisdiction. IES helps the animal and agricultural industries achieve compliance with APHIS regulations. Compliance is accomplished through comprehensive investigations, sound enforcement, and strong educational efforts.
Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC)
The Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) is mandated by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) to provide information for improved animal care and use in research, testing, teaching, and exhibition.
Missing Pet Network (MPN)
The MPN is a group of volunteers sponsored by the USDA Animal Care Office, who help people find missing pet animals. We accept no money, make no endorsements, and use no advertising on our MPN web pages.
Alternatives to Animal Testing (Atlweb)
Altweb, the Alternatives to Animal Testing Web Site, was created to serve as a gateway to alternatives news, information, and resources on the Internet and beyond.
NIH’s Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)
The Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) provides guidance and interpretation of the Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, supports educational programs, and monitors compliance with the Policy by Assured institutions and PHS funding components to ensure the humane care and use of animals in PHS-supported research, testing, and training, thereby contributing to the quality of PHS-supported activities.
Fish and Wildlife Proposed Rules
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's mission is, working with others, to conserve, protect and enhance fish, wildlife, and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
January 23, 2007