AZA is dedicated to maintaining standards of excellence in all aspects of animal care and management. Accreditation Standards and Board Approved Policies have been established to facilitate this objective and often evolve to meet increasingly rigorous criteria. A plethora of information, presented in the form of manuals, recommended procedures, guidelines, etc., have been developed to enhance animal health, husbandry, and welfare practices.
The health, husbandry, and welfare of animals cared for in AZA-accredited institutions is paramount. Animal Care Manuals are valuable resources for conducting excellent animal husbandry procedures and ensuring outstanding animal health and welfare.
Find all published Animal Care Manuals and information on the review and publication processes.