AR 7:5

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



This Administrative Regulation establishes the policies and procedures governing animal care and use at the University.

The University’s program for animal care and use (the Program) encompasses all physical, procedural, medical, and human resources necessary for an integrated and effective program that supports the institutional missions.

Topics Include

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


Regulation Information

Effective Date: 4/24/2019

Responsible Office: Provost / Vice President for Research


Related Materials

Animal Welfare Act and Regulations

USDA-APHIS Animal Care Policy Manual   

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

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

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

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

AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals: 2013 Edition (2013)

The IACUC Handbook (Silverman, Suckow and Murthy, eds.), 3rd Ed., CRC Press, Boca Raton, (2014)