9.18 / Animal Use
The use of vertebrate animals (e.g., mice, rats, gerbils, guinea pigs,
rabbits, hamsters, fish, etc.) other than humans in any activity by faculty,
staff, or students must be in compliance with the provisions of the Animal
Welfare Act and all amendments and applicable requirements of the U.S.
Department of Agriculture and the Association for Assessment and
Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, International. The Institutional
Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) must receive, review, and authorize
animal use prior to the start of a project. Information describing animal
welfare regulations, the WSU Animal Welfare Assurance document, and the form
for submission of an animal use protocol are available from the Office of
Research and Technology Transfer.
July 25, 2001