IACUC Procedures and Guidelines

Animal Care and Welfare

Acclimation Periods

Food and Water Restriction

Housing Animals Outside the Vivarium for >12 Hours

IACUC Guidelines on Reporting Serious Noncompliance to OLAW 

Incoming Animals/Quarantine

Humane Endpoints

Pain and Discomfort

Prolonged Physical Restraint

Reporting and Investigation of Concerns Involving the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals 

Scoring Endpoints in Tumor Studies for Rats and Mice

Veterinary Care

Animal Housing and Breeding

Breeding Rodents at UNTHSC

Minimum Housing Space Requirements for Mice used for Breeding Purposes

Animal Use Procedures

Anesthesia and Analgesia

Analgesics in Laboratory Animals 

Anesthesia in Laboratory Animals 

Avertin Use in Mice

Animal Procedures

Animal Transfer Procedures

Blood Collection Guidelines 

Animal Transport

Hazardous Materials Used in Animals 

Carcass Disposal

Recommendations for Substance Administration

Rodent Surgery

Tail Biopsy of Mice and Rats

Using Rodent Pups for Research


Euthanasia Guidelines

Guillotine Maintenance

IACUC Processes

IACUC Roles and Responsibilities

Guidelines for Pilot Studies

Post-Approval Monitoring

045 Assignment of Designated Reviewers

046 Pre-Project Planning Meetings

047 Protocol to Grant Congruence Verification

Protocol Submission

019 Expedited (DMR) Protocol Procedures v3

Protocol Submission Process

Protocol Maintenance

002 Amendments to Approved Protocols V3

Animal Numbers Approved in a Protocol

003 Annual Review of Protocols V6

Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Health Program

Sharps Disposal

Q Fever 

Substances and Materials Used in Animals

Expired Medical Materials at UNTHSC

Use of Non-Pharmaceutical-Grade Compounds in Animals

044 Controlled Substances


Personnel Training for Research Staff

This page was last modified on August 18, 2016