About this website
This website trains you how to monitor welfare in laboratory animals, identify endpoints and define responsibilities. You learn how to apply humane endpoints, which improves the scientific quality of your research. Read more here.
The website is free of charge, but you can contribute to its future by making a voluntary donation.
The Humane Endpoints website is part of the 3Rs Database Programme, together with www.interspeciesinfo.com. and fcs-free.org. These websites will help you with the reduction and replacement of animal experiments, respectively.
Open and secured section
The website on humane endpoints has an open and closed section. The open section is accessible to everyone and contains general information on normal behavior of mice and rats. The closed section contains in-depth information and training modules. To register for the closed section, go to Registration.
E-learning and training modules
Try the interactive E-learning module on humane endpoints, or one of our other training modules. Training modules are only available after registration. You can test your knowledge by choosing a case or a theme approach and selecting the preferred module. After the test, you get a score and can review results if desirable. Go directly to the training modules.
New E-learning module stimulates refinement of animal research
The 3Rs-Centre Utrecht Life Sciences has developed an E-learning module on humane endpoints in animal research and veterinary practice.
3Rs-Centre Utrecht Life Sciences contributes to refinement of zebrafish experiments
The 3Rs-Centre Utrecht Life Sciences has published information on zebrafish, that could contribute to the refinement of experiments with these animals.
German translation of the Humane Endpoints website released
The 3Rs-Centre Utrecht Life Sciences has released the German translation of the Humane Endpoints website today. With the German translation included, the website is available in five languages.
Help keeping the Humane Endpoints website available
The Humane Endpoints website does not receive any subsidies. You can support the Humane Endpoints website in order to keep it available for free by donating only a small amount of money.