Animal Use Guidelines & Exceptions

Definition of terms:

  • Policy: a general statement of IACUC requirements.
  • Guideline: specific instructions for how to comply with a policy, may be updated as best practices in the field evolve.

A policy may have more than one associated guideline.
When referring to these documents, please make sure to read and adhere to both the policy and any related guidelines.

IACUC Policy: Principal Investigator Role in Animal Research

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Perfusion as Euthanasia or as Non-survival Surgery


Other Common Procedures

Sample Recordkeeping Forms