The 'medicalmouse' website provides children, teachers and parents with an overview of how laboratory animals are cared for by
animal technologists and why animals need to be used to find new medicines for people and animals
Find out more:
About the different animals that are used in medical research and the animal technologists that look after them.
About the illnesses that people and animals suffer from.
Go to the kids pages for some fun activities and quizzes.
Go to to the teachers page for lesson plans and teaching leaflets.
Just click on any of the links above or any of the buttons on this page.
'medicalmouse' has been produced by the Institute of Animal Technology (IAT) who represent all the animal technologists working in this country. It is their job to care for laboratory animals. This website has also been part funded and sponsored by the Department of Trade and Industry and GlaxoSmithKline.