Animal Care and Use Committee (ACUC)
1 Aug 2014 - The animal care and use program has applied today for re-accreditation by AAALAC, International. This marks the seventh time since 1997. Each cycle lasts three years.
21 Feb 2014 - This ACUC website was "migrated" to a new home with a new appearance. We hope that all functions and information are still available to the animal care and use community as expected. Please let the Committee know if something needs to be fixed or improved. Thank you!
11 Feb 2014 - A module on equine handling and research as added to the training curriculum by CITI. This was created at Cal Poly Pomona and is only in our subscription with CITI. It is included in the group "when working with large animals" as a required module, but anyone may take it at any time. Plans are to make a module for swine in AG research. CITI already has one that is biomed-oriented.
17 Dec 2013 - A module on wildlife research was added to the training curriculum by CITI. It is now included in the group "when working with non-traditional species" as a required module, but anyone may take it at any time.
27 Feb 2013 - The AVMA has released the 2013 edition of the euthanasia guidelines.