Policies Procedures Guidelines Forms

Policies and Procedures

Office of Animal Welfare Assurance
Animal Welfare Assurance #D16-00125 (A3200-01)

Guidelines

Recommended Methods of Euthanasia

The following euthanasia methods are recommendations consistent with the AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals: 2020 Edition. Please consult a Veterinary Resources Veterinarian as necessary to identify the most appropriate method of euthanasia to ensure animal welfare while accomplishing your research objectives. Training is available upon request. Please contact Veterinary Resources at 410-706-3540 or view their Staff Directory.

Recommended Anesthetic Agents

The following anesthetic agents are recommendations only, please consult a Veterinary Resources Veterinarian as necessary to identify the most appropriate anesthetic agent for the procedure being performed to ensure animal welfare while accomplishing your research objectives. Please contact Veterinary Resources at 410-706-3540 or view their Staff Directory

Recommended Analgesic Agents

The following analgesic agents are recommendations only, please consult a Veterinary Resources Veterinarian as necessary to identify the most appropriate analgesic agent and duration of administration for the procedure being performed to ensure animal welfare while accomplishing your research objectives. Please contact Veterinary Resources at 410-706-3540 or view their Staff Directory

Recommended Standard Methods of Blood Collection

The following blood collection methods are recommendations only, please consult a Veterinary Resources Veterinarian as necessary to identify the most appropriate method to ensure animal welfare while accomplishing your research objectives. Please contact Veterinary Resources at 410-706-3540 or view their Staff Directory.

Forms

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