The sections below are pre-written Veterinary Care Program descriptions that may be requested by funding agencies and are organized by campus. The NIH recently announced they no longer require this in their Vertebrate Animal Sections (VAS); however, other funding agencies DO require this information.
Animal procedures will be carried out in full accordance with established standards set forth in the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, 8th edition (NIH Publication No. 85-23). The Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine (DLAM) manages and maintains strict control of the animal facilities and use at Tufts University/Tufts Medical Center on the Boston campus. All animals shall be or have been legally obtained from suppliers licensed by the USDA (or exempted) according to 9 CFR, Chapter 1, Subchapter A – Animal Welfare, Parts 1-4.