IACUC - Guidelines for working with vertebrate animals
The following resources should serve as guidelines for the use of vertebrate laboratory and field animals when using animals for research purposes. For species specific reference for the use of rodents, amphibians, and fish in research, please follow these instructions for the CITI program training course guides.
- Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. National Research Council (NRC). National Academy Press, Washington, DC, 2011. Click here to download a PDF of the Guide. Under copyright agreement, individuals may download only a single copy for their personal use from this website.
- 2013 AVMA Euthanasia Guidelines
- Guidelines for Ethical Conduct in the Care and Use of Animals (American Psychological Association)
- Guidelines for the Care and Use of Mammals in Neuroscience and Behavioral Research, 2003
- Guidelines for the Use of Fishes in Research. The American Fisheries Society, the American Institute of Fisheries Research Biologists, and the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 2004
- Guidelines for Use of Live Amphibians and Reptiles in Field and Laboratory Research (American Association of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists)
- DeNardo, Dale. Amphibians as Laboratory Animals, ILAR Journal, Vol. 37, No. 4, 1995
- Amphibians: Guidelines for the Breeding, Care, and Management of Laboratory Animals. National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, 1974 – Contact IACUC Administrator
- Guidelines to the Use of Wild Birds in Research (Ornithological Council) – from National Institutes of Health
- Guidelines of the American Society of Mammologists for the use of wild animals in research, Journal of Mammology, Vol. 92, No. 1, 2011