Only appropriate knowledge and educational program can guaranty respect for animal well-being
Each person working with animal must follow specific education courses and participate to continuous training
Qualifying education courses and continuous education courses are organized in Switzerland par the "Swiss network in Education for Laboratory Animal Science" (LTK and resal). Duration and contents of those courses are defined by a federal ordinance, and they are accredited by federal and cantonal veterinarian authorities. Participants are attended by experimenters, animal caretakers, facilities managers, directors of experiences, directors of animal experimentation, animal welfare officers and veterinarians.