Effective environmental enrichment is a crucial component of sound, ethical research programs.

Shepherd Shack®

Shepherd Shacks are manufactured from unprinted, uncoated white book publisher-grade paper that is then turned into molded paper cellulose.

WHY Shepherd Shack?

In a recent study, mice preferred the Shepherd Shack® over other enrichment devices due to its characteristics in enhancing animal well-being. 

 

See below how Shepherd Shack symbolizes Shepherd’s new initiative

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Research Integrity

Effective environmental enrichment is a crucial component of sound, ethical research programs.

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Animal Health and Welfare

We at Shepherd believe it is our duty to provide enrichment items that encourage species specific behaviors and improve breeding and overall health.

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Operational Productivity

Environmental enrichment items are crucial to the health and welfare of the animals and the research goals of the investigators.

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