Member of SCNAT

SGV is dedicated to the promotion of laboratory animal science, as well as the furthering of animal protection and ethical considerations in animal experiments. These aims shall be attained by organising education and the flow of information within the scientific community.more

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SGV-SAVIR Flyer Animal Experimentation

The COVID-19 pandemic clearly shows how important animal research is in combating new diseases.


Animal research allows progress in medicine:

Research into the fundamentals of somatic functions as well as known and new diseases and pathogens – Innovations or developments in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases in humans and animals – Training of doctors, veterinary surgeons, animal keepers and scientists

Animal research protects humans, animals and the environment:

Checking the toxicity/safety of active substances and products for protecting health and life