Informational

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (Eighth Edition)

The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (Guide), now in its eighth edition, provides a framework for assisting “institutions in caring for animals in ways judged to be scientifically, technically, and humanely appropriate” and to “assist investigators in fulfilling their obligation to...
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Policies

Policy on Investigating Noncompliance and Animal Welfare Concerns

This policy describes the process that the U-M IACUC will follow when investigating reports and allegations of noncompliance or welfare concerns relating to the care and/or use of vertebrate animals.
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Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (2015)

The Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (PHS Policy), is a set of standards administered by the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) that require institutions to establish and maintain proper measures to ensure the appropriate care and use of all...
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USDA Animal Welfare Act and Animal Welfare Regulations (2017)

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal Welfare Act and Animal Welfare Regulations (also known as "AWAR" or "AWA/AWR") are a set of standards for the humane care and treatment of mammals (except laboratory-bred rats and mice) involved in activities at government-registered...
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