AALAS Global Partner Organizations

Associazione Italiana per le Scienze degli Animali—AISAL

AISAL’s objectives are to promote scientific knowledge and regulations for correct breeding, maintenance and treatment of laboratory animals according to a professional ethical code, and in respect of national and international rules and laws, to promote the study of experimental animal models, and to promote the use of methods alternative or complementary to the use of animals in biomedical research.

Australian and New Zealand Laboratory Animal Assocation—ANZLAA

ANZLAA is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the welfare of animals used in research and teaching.

Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science—CALAS/ASCAL

The Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science (CALAS/ACSAL) is composed of a multidisciplinary group of people and institutions concerned with the care and use of laboratory animals in research, teaching and testing. Membership includes veterinarians, physicians, researchers, administrators, technicians and many others.

European Society of Laboratory Animal Veterinarians—ESLAV

The purpose of ESLAV is to (1) promote the dissemination of information concerning laboratory animals throughout the Veterinary profession by meetings, lectures, discussions and publications as considered appropriate, (2) promote the advancement of veterinary knowledge and skills in subjects connected with the breeding, maintenance of health, welfare and use of laboratory animals, and (3) to encourage study groups and post-graduate courses for these purposes; exchange information and encourage other forms of collaboration between this and other Societies in allied scientific disciplines.

Institute of Animal Technology—IAT

This British organization develops training courses for animal technicians, produces publications, and has introduced examinations which were the forerunner of today's internationally recognized qualifications.

Philippine Association For Laboratory Animal Science- PALAS

The Philippine Association for Laboratory Animal Science (PALAS) was established in 1998. Its primary objectives are to formulate, implement and coordinate programs and activities geared towards the development and advancement of laboratory animal science in the Philippines.

Korean Association For Laboratory Animal Science- KALAS

KALAS has been playing an important role as a bridge between the past and the future, between the in vitro and humans in virtually all fields of biomedical sciences, providing a beautiful interacting community of scientists, industrialists, government officials, and laboratory animal technicians since its establishment in 1985.

Thailand Association for Laboratory Animal Science—TALAS

The Thai Association for Laboratory Animal Science (TALAS) was found in 2001. Today the association is composed of Individuals or Institutions concerned with care and use of laboratory animals, including technicians, veterinarians, scientists, physicians, researchers, administrators, and many others interested in the proper care and use of animals in research, teaching, and testing.

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