Access

Access to Facilities

Your access to the facility is dependent upon:

Are note eligible to apply for access:

General Access or Rules

The following are not permitted in the operating room and animal quarters:

Facility Schedule

Use of Facilities

Any procedures performed in the animal rooms must be scheduled around the facilities daily activities.

CARE animal rooms are primarily intended for animal housing.

Certain minor procedures may be performed in the rooms, such as injections, blood collection and weighing.

A reservation form must be completed and submitted to the CARE office to reserve the operating room (503). This is the only room allowed for the use of surgical procedures.

Post-mortem examination or necropsy may be performed only in room 518.

A reservation form must be completed and submitted to the CARE office to reserve surgical and treatment rooms.

Due to lack of space, CARE does not provide storage areas in the facility.

Investigators should bring a cart or box with needed equipment and supplies to the animal area.

CARE performs basic room cleaning procedures daily.

Investigators are responsible for cleaning up after they have worked in a CARE room.

If rooms are not cleaned CARE will clean them and billed the investigator’s fund at the end of the month.