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Report an Animal Care Concern

Signs describing contact procedures for reporting misuse or abuse of animals used in teaching or research have been prominently posted in animal holding facilities across the campus. The text of the sign is provided below:

Reporting Animal Welfare Concerns at Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) promptly investigates any concern regarding the care, treatment, or use of animals for research or teaching purposes. Concerns may be reported online or by contacting any of the individuals listed below. Anonymous reports are accepted. Federal law protects the reporting party from discrimination and reprisal.

To make a report, or to discuss a perceived problem, contact:

IACUC Post-Approval Monitor

Dr. Rob Rhoads, Jr.
(please request any message to be forwarded to the IACUC Chair)

Stephanie Trout
IACUC Administrator

Office of the University Veterinarian
540-231-1767 or 540-315-2051

Mailing Address:
Division of Scholarly Integrity and Research Compliance
North End Center
300 Turner St.
Suite 4120 (0497)
Blacksburg, VA 24061