Federal Guidelines

MSU faculty and staff must know the laws for using animals for teaching and research. MSU has established an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) in accordance with the law to oversee animal care and use at this institution. Faculty, staff, and students are required to receive prior IACUC approval before conducting activities and must agree to comply with regulatory and advisory agencies' guidelines. 

American Veterinarian Medical Association (AVMA)

AVMA Policy on Euthanasia.pdf

Federation of Animal Science Societies (FASS)

Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching 

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.pdf

US Public Health Service (PHS)

Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.pdf

US Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Animal Welfare Act and Animal Welfare Regulations.pdf
Animal Care Resource Guide Policies Manual (2011).pdf
Worksheet and Instructions for Alternatives Literature Searching.pdf

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