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)


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.



Ways to Report:


IACUC Office: (817) 735-2533

DLAM Office: (817) 735-2017

Ethics Point: (844) 692-6025

Campus Police: (817) 735-2210


IACUC Office

IACUC Administrator

DLAM Veterinarian


Remain Anonymous:

Anyone may report a concern

Right to remain anonymous

Whistle-blower Protection

No threat of reprisal


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