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MiceTech Talk, Episode 36: Let's Talk Stress, Social Distancing, & Cage Density (11-May-2021)

May 11, 2021- Mice, like humans, are social animals. Many of us have experienced stress and anxiety from COVID-19 pandemic-related social restrictions. Creating an environment which nurtures a healthy level of socializing and physical activity supports both the welfare and well-being of mice and humans. In today’s episode, we will discuss the impact of caging configuration and environmental enrichment on the breeding and welfare of research mice, especially those strains with challenging phenotypes. Related Resources Mouse Colony Management Services: https://bit.ly/3h3AJUY Mouse Health, Housing and Husbandry Information Resource: https://bit.ly/3b3qkoo The Impact of Mouse Caging Configuration on Research Studies, Webinar Recording: https://bit.ly/3vL9XF0 List of Rodent Enrichments from UCSF: https://bit.ly/3vLYjJE