Reporting a Concern

“To help ensure that laboratory animals receive humane care and use or treatment in accordance with the highest ethical standards, laws, regulations and policies governing animal research, the IACUC must review and, if warranted, address any animal-related concerns raised by the public or institutional employees.”

(IACUC Guidebook, Page 159)

Noncompliance:                              Allegations:                                      Mistreatment:

Violation of federal or University procedures and policies.

The complaint made about the alleged mistreatment or noncompliance.

Any action which results in wrongful treatment of an animal.


"Using animals in research is a privilege..." (Guide, Page 4)

Ways to Report:


Mail/ Email:

IACUC Office: (817) 735-2533

DLAM Office:     (817) 735-2017

The Ethics-line: (877) 606-9187

Campus Police: (817) 735-2210

IACUC Office:

IACUC Administrator:

DLAM Veterinarian:

Campus Mail: CBH 160

Remain Anonymous:

  • Anyone may report a concern
  • Right to remain anonymous
  • Whistle-blower Protection
  • No threat of reprisal



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This page was last modified on May 15, 2018