Agencies, Policies, and Guidelines

  • OLAW (Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare)
  • PHS Policy or OLAW PHS Policy (Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals)
  • The Guide or the OLAW Guide (Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals)
  • FASS Guide or Ag Guide (FASS = Federation of Animal Science Societies) (Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching, Third Edition)
  • AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia (AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia (formerly Report of the AVMA Panel on Euthanasia) June 2007
  • U.S. Gov't Principles (U.S. Government Principles for the Utilization and Care of Vertebrate Animals Used in Testing, Research, and Training)
  • AWA Regulations Governing the IACUC (Title 9, Animal and Animal Productions, Part 2 - Regulations)
  • USDA Policy Manual (Currently under review November 2018) (United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal Welfare Animal Care Policy Manual)