Policies and Procedures

Policies and Procedures

Certificate of Good Animal Practice

Brock University holds a Certificate of Good Animal Practice from the Canadian Council on Animal Care.

A Certificate of Good Animal Practice is earned by an institution which:

  • practices fully in the programs of the CCAC;
  • has been assessed by expert panels composed of scientists, veterinarians and community representative;
  • has been found by the panel and by the CCAC Assessment Committee to have standards of experimental animal care and use which satisfy the CCAC's guidelines and policies, and have therefore been assigned a CCAC status of Compliance or Conditional Compliance.

For more information visit: ccac.ca

 

Researchers should read the Brock University Faculty Handbook Section II:9 (Senate Bylaws) and Section III:8 (Academic Regulations) before undertaking any research (or instructions) with animals.  Please see section 8.8.3 in the Faculty Handbook.

The Canadian Council on Animal Care, provides this easy-to-use tutorial, which guides you through the major principles for conducting research in a way that is consistent with (Canada) requirements and with accepted scientific standards.

The University of California, Irvine provides this easy-to-use tutorial, which guides you through the major principles for conducting research in a way that is consistent with (U.S.A) requirements and with accepted scientific standards.

 

 

Animal Standard Operating Procedures

Documents are available from Animal Care Services in the following areas:
 
Animal Utilization Project Proposals (AUPP)
 
IAUP
 
Management
 
Order
 
Safety
 
Budget
 
Euthanasia
 
Health
 
Techniques
 
CONTACT:  Dayle Carlson (Research Services) - Animal Care Committee Coordinator
T: 905.688.5550 x5820