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Published articles: Handling and husbandry


Bhatnagar, S. & Meaney, M. J. (1995). Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function in chronic intermittently cold-stressed neonatally handled and non handled rats. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 7 (2), 97-108.Link


Hall, L. E., Robinson, S., & Buchanan-Smith, H. M. (2015). Refining dosing by oral gavage in the dog: A protocol to harmonise welfare. Journal of Pharmacological and Toxicological Methods. 72 (35-46).Link


Hawkins, P., Morton, D. B., Bevan, R., Heath, K., Kirkwood, J., Pearce, P., Scott, L., Whelan, G. & Webb, A. (2004). Husbandry refinements for rats, mice, dogs and non-human primates used in telemetry procedures. Laboratory Animals, 38 (1), 1-10.Link


Meaney, M. J., Aitken, D. H., Van Berkel, C., Bhatnagar, S. & Sapolsky, R. M. (1988). Effect of neonatal handling on age-related impairments associated with the hippo- campus. Science, 239 (4841), 766-768.Link


Slaughter, M., Birmingham, J., Patel, B., Whelan, G., Krebs-Brown, A., Hockings, P. & Osborne, J. (2002). Extended acclimatization is required to eliminate stress  effects of periodic blood-sampling procedures on vasoactive hormones and blood volume in beagle dogs. Laboratory Animals, 36 (4), 403-410.Link