AR 7:5

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AR 7:5 Institutional Program for Animal Care and Use [Official PDF]



This administrative regulation applies to all research, teaching, and testing activities involving vertebrate animals conducted at University facilities or under University sponsorship, regardless of the species or source of funding. All members of the university community who participate in animal activities are required to fulfill their individual and collective responsibilities embodied in this administrative regulation as a condition for retaining the privilege to work with animals at the University.


Topics Include

Program for Animal Care and Use, vertebrate animals, animal activities, animal use


Regulation Information

Effective Date: 1/29/2009

Responsible Official / Office: Provost / VP Research


Related Materials

Animal Welfare Act and Regulations

Public Health USDA-APHIS Animal Care Policy Manual 

Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (PHS Policy): 

HHS/NIH/Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)

Guide for the Use and Care of Laboratory Animals, Institute for Laboratory Animal Research. National Academies Press (2011)

Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Agricultural Research and Teaching, Federation of Animal Science Societies (2010)

AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia (2013)

The IACUC Handbook (Silverman, Suckow and Murthy, eds.), 2nd Ed., CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2007