The AADR recognizes the major contributions made to human and animal health through the responsible use of animals in biomedical research. Therefore, the AADR strongly supports the ethical use of animals by scientists worldwide. The AADR also endorses systematic research in validating alternatives to animal models.  AADR supports use of the published Animals in Research: Reporting In Vivo Experiments  (ARRIVE) Guidelines for Reporting Animal Research.  

(adopted 1991, revised 2004, revised 2016)