Policies and Procedures

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IACUC POLICIES

Adoption of Companion Animals

Adoption guidelines of companion animals

Amendments

Guidelines for Amendments and Other Protocol Changes

Analgesics

General Postoperative Analgesia Guidelines

FORMS AND SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Identification of Pain and Distress in Laboratory Animals

Pain Relief in Animals

Analgesic Drug Log: Template

Mouse Anesthesia and Analgesia Formulary

Rat Anesthesia and Analgesia Formulary

Aquatic Analgesia and Anesthesia Formulary

Other Species Anesthesia and Analgesia Formulary (Canines, Felines, Guinea Pigs, Rabbits, Swine)

Anesthesia

Post-anesthesia Monitoring

Disposal of Inhalational Anesthetics

Vaporizer Calibration and Servicing Requirements

FORMS AND SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Anesthetic Drug Log: Template

Isoflurane Monitoring Log: Template

Mouse Anesthesia and Analgesia Formulary

Rat Anesthesia and Analgesia Formulary

Aquatic Analgesia and Anesthesia Formulary

Other Species Anesthesia and Analgesia Formulary (Aquatics, Canines, Felines, Guinea Pigs, Rabbits, Swine)

Animal Care and Welfare

Acclimation Period for Received Animals Guideline

General Veterinary Care Guidelines

Guidelines for Humane Endpoints of Rodents

Information For Investigators Using USDA Covered Species

Monitoring Animals that have Received Neuromuscular Blocking Agent

Reporting Sick Animals

Toxicology Protocols, Evaluation of

Tumor Burden Policy

Weight Loss in Animals

FORMS AND SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Body Condition Scoring:   Canine

Body Condition Scoring:   Feline

Body Condition Scoring:   Mice

Investigator Health Monitoring

Husbandry Duties Performed by Investigator (AKA PI Feed & Water Check Sheet)

Accurately Completing the PI Feed and Water Sheet

Animal Housing Outside a DLAM Facility

Animal Procedural Space Exception

Guidelines For Satellite Animal Facilities

FORMS AND SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

IACUC Satellite Facility SOP Form

Veterinary Care Contacts for UNC Satellite Facilities

Disaster Plan for UNC Satellite Facilities

Satellite Disaster Plan Section F – Specifics to be Submitted for IACUC File

Animal Procedures and Services

Core Facilities: Providing or Using a Service

Standard Operating Procedures for Animal Procedures Conducted in UNC-CH Investigator-Maintained Facilities

FORMS AND SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Animal Services: Provided or Received Form

UNC Biomedical Research Imaging Center (BRIC) Core Facility

Standard Operating Procedures for BRIC Small Animal Imaging Facility

BRIC Project Proposal Form 

Animal Transport around Campus

Animal Transport and Biosecurity Policy

Antibody Production

Antibody-Adjuvant Policy

Blood Withdrawal

Guidelines for Rodent Blood Withdrawal and Tail Biopsy

Caging, Housing, and Breeding

UPDATED 8/27/2012 Mice – Cage Population Densities, Housing, and Breeding

UPDATE 4/30/2013 Rats – Cage Population Densities, Housing, and Breeding

FORMS AND SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Mouse Breeding Policy Lecture

Mouse Colony Management Lecture

No DLAM Cage Card Available?

Disposal: Rodent Carcasses

Disposal of Rodents Carcasses Policy

Environmental Enrichment

Environmental Enrichment Program For Animals

Non-Human Primate Environmental Enhancement

Policy on Social Housing of Research Animals (Terrestrial and Aquatic)

Euthanasia

[UPDATED] Rodent Euthanasia Policy (Effective Summer 2013)

Carbon Dioxide Policy

Euthanasia of Animals in Animal Housing Areas

Exceptions

Policy on Exceptions to IACUC Policy

Exercise

Exercise and Socialization of Dogs

Grant Congruency

Grant Congruency Procedures

Grant Congruency FAQ

Grant Congruency Informational Handout

Grant Congruency Letter Template – Congruent

Grant Congruency Letter Template – Incongruent

Request A Grant Congruency Review Online

New OLAW Information:

New VAS Factsheet to Assist Applicants: “Preparing the Vertebrate Animals Section (VAS)” is a new factsheet developed by OLAW to assist applicants in completing the VAS of the grant application, contract proposals, and cooperative agreements for submission to the NIH.  Here you will find an overview of the requirements for each of the 5 points of the VAS.

VAS Worksheet For Grant Applications

VAS Worksheet For Contract Proposals

OLAW Homepage

Identification of Rodents

Identification Methods for Rodents

Procedures

Guidelines for Rodent Blood Withdrawal and Tail Biopsy

Policy on Footpad Injections in Mice and Rats

Toe Clip Policy (Rodents)

Survival Surgery

Oocyte Harvest in Amphibians

GUIDELINES: Aseptic Technique for USDA Covered Species Survival Surgeries

Guidelines for Aseptic Technique for Rodent Survival Surgeries

FORMS AND SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

FDA Approved Sterilants and High Level Disinfectants

 

 FORMS AND SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Dental Policy for Canines

Institutional Policies

UNC Human Resources Policy on Visiting Scholars

Regulatory Policies

Alternatives Search

USDA Animal Care Resource Guide Policies

Veterinary Care (USDA Policy #3)

Expired and non-pharmaceutical grade Medical Materials (USDA Policy #3)

Painful and Distressful Procedures (USDA Policy #11)

Alternatives to Painful Procedures (USDA Policy # 12)

USDA Pain Categories

 Controlled Substance – Federal Policy

Attaining Proper DEA Licensing and Maintenance of Controlled Substances in Researcher Laboratories

Drug Enforcement Administration – Office of Diversion Control

Section 1304.22 Records for manufacturers, distributors, dispensers, researchers, importers, and exporters

Section 1304.22: PDF document for referencing

Drug Log: Controlled and Non-controlled Substances