The Ahmadu Bello University Animal Use and Care Policy is aimed at establishing a research environment that ensures ethical and humane use and responsible care of Animals in research, teaching and testing in accordance with applicable laws, guidelines and regulations.
Animals in Teaching & Research
The University is committed to ensuring the ethical and humane use as well as responsible care of animals in research and teaching in accordance with international standards and regulations. As a leading teaching and research institution, the University recognizes the value and importance of read more
The optimal care of experimental animals is essential and in the interests of both animals and research. There are two main reasons for this proposition. First, proper care and use promote the welfare of animals and contributes to the attainment of the high ethical and humane standards expected of a civilized society. Secondly, read more
Rights are a means of protecting disadvantaged individuals from the tyranny of the more advantaged one. Animal Rights refers to the moral right of animals to be treated with respect and without exploitation.
In Nigeria, The right of animals under domestic or captivity has been defined by both the Criminal code read more