Vet Consultations and Other Expert Services

Campus Animal Resources (CAR) employs more than 100 personnel to provide husbandry, veterinary, and administrative care to animals. Many are AALAS-certified in addition to having species-specific training. 
 

No-Charge Vet Consultations

Email CARvets@msu.edu to discuss your project needs, budget and schedule. For best results, consult with vet staff before completing your AUF. Email CARvets@msu.edu  to schedule a consultation for on-going concerns.

  • Pre-AUF consultation, Pre-project planning
  • Animal health surveillance program
  • Physicals for long-term animals (select species)
  • Emergency veterinary care

No-Charge Training

Fee-Based Services

Pricing information including housing per diem rates, equipment rental rates, and a list of approved vendors is available.

  • Breeding, weaning, separating
  • Equipment rental
  • Labor for set-up of special housing
  • Additional project needs such as additional cage changing or feed cup washing
  • Crating and handling of animals exported to other institutions
  • Health surveillance to assess colony health (above standard veterinary oversight)
  • Other support services upon request.

Facility Management

  • CAR facility management and animal care personnel can provide recommendations and options for animal housing needs. 
  • Access to animal facilities are restricted and require orientation to each facility and security approval. 
  • Getting facility access process