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. This website will help you find the right model for your study, resulting in a reduction of laboratory animals needed in research.


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

Training modules

Training modules are only available after registration. You can test yourself 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.