IACUC Procedures and Guidelines

Animal Care and Welfare

021 Acclimation Periods

028 Special Care (Formerly Food and Water Restriction)

024 Housing Animals Outside the Vivarium more than 12 Hours

039 IACUC Guidelines on Reporting Serious Noncompliance to OLAW

025 Incoming Animals Quarantine

008 Humane Endpoints

013 Pain and Discomfort

018 Prolonged Physical Restraint

031 Reporting and Investigating Noncompliance

032 Scoring Endpoints in Tumor Studies in Rats and Mice

023 Veterinary Care

050 Standards for Sanitization of Animal Use Laboratories

056 Adoption of Laboratory Animals

059 Exceptions to Housing Requirements for Animals

059 Recording Images of Animals and Vivarium Activity – Animal Use Photography


Animal Use Procedures


Animal Housing and Breeding

001 Minimum Housing Space Requirements for Mice used for Breeding Purposes

015 Breeding Rodents at UNTHSC

048 Enrichment for Laboratory Animals


Anesthesia and Analgesia

035 Analgesics in Laboratory Animals V3

036 Anesthesia in Laboratory Animals

004 Avertin Use in Mice

057 The Use of Tricaine Methanesulfonate (MS-222)

058 The Use of Urethane


Animal Procedures

020 Animal Transfer Procedures

042 Blood Collection Guidelines

022 Animal Transport

037 Hazardous Materials used in Animals

016 Carcass Disposal

038 Recommendations for Substance Administration

034 Rodent Surgery

010 Tail Biopsy of Mice and Rats

014 Using Rodent Pups for Research

053 Biological Materials used in Rodents

055 Guidelines for Compounding and Secondary Container Use for Injectable Drugs



006 Euthanasia Guidelines

007 Guillotine maintenance


IACUC Processes

029 IACUC Roles and Responsibilities

033 Guidelines for Pilot Studies

026 Post-Approval Monitoring

045 Assignment of Designated Reviewers

046 Pre-Project Planning Meetings

047 Protocol to Grant Congruence Verification

052 Institution Collaboration

040 Review of Standard Operating Procedures


Protocol Submission

019 Expedited (DMR) Protocol Procedures

009 Protocol Submission Process


Protocol Maintenance

002 Amendments to Approved Protocols

043 Animal Numbers Approved in a Protocol

003 Annual Review of Protocols


Occupational Health and Safety

027 Occupational Health Program

017 Sharps Disposal

030 Q Fever

049 Use of Gas Anesthesia Vaporizers and Scavenging Systems


Substances and Materials Used in Animals

005 Expired Medical Materials at UNTHSC

011 Use of Non-pharmaceutical grade compounds in animals

044 Controlled Substances


012 Personnel Training for Research Staff

051 IACUC Member Training