- Animal Welfare Act Regulations - Animal Welfare Regulations, 9 CFR Ch. 1 APHIS, Dept of Agriculture, Part 2 - Regulations (Rev 1-1-2008)
- Animal Welfare Act as amended (7 USC, 2131 et. Seq., rev 2-1-2010) - Laws governing transport and other regulations of several species, including dogs and horses
- USDA Animal Care Policies, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), United States Department of Agriculture
- Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, Public Health Service
- 8th Edition Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals , National Research Council, Washington, D.C.
- Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching, Third Edition
- AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia
- ARENA/OLAW Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Guidebook, Second Edition