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Animal Care and Use


Animal Care and Use 

Policy Number:   1.14
Date Adopted: 
Last Revised:  Reaffirmed December 2004

Policy Statement:

It is the policy of CPP that all of its activities related to the use of vertebrate animals will be conducted in accordance with the US Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Animals and the Federal Laboratory Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. ßß 2131 et. seq.). Additionally, all teaching and research uses of vertebrate animals must be approved by the Animal Care and Use Committee. The only exclusion to this policy is the teaching of "industry standards" for the care and use of farm animals (including rabbits, horses, poultry, swine, goats, cattle and sheep) for which the "industry standards" of care and use are defined in the "Guide For The Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Agricultural Research and Teaching."


Chair, Animal Care and Use Committee 


CPP Assurance of Compliance with Public Health 

Policy on Humane Care and Use of Animals (#A3344-01)

Memorandum dated February 7, 1992 from Bob H. Suzuki to W. David Edmonds

CPP Policy and Procedures on Animal Care and Use in Research

CPP USDA Certificate (93-R-0421)