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The Animal Welfare Act requires that minimum standards of care and treatment must be provided for certain animals used for research, teaching, or exhibition purposes. All activities and procedures that use vertebrate animals at Fort Hays State University must comply with public laws, policies and guidelines, and be reviewed and approved by the FHSU Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee to ensure that such activities are in compliance with all federal, state and FHSU regulations, policies and standards in to ensure proper animal care and use. The IACUC is also responsible for conducting inspections of all areas where animals are housed and used, reviews the institutional program for animal use and reports its findings.
Please contact IACUC@fhsu.edu if you have any questions about animal use and care at FHSU.
Please click on the links to the forms below. Save the forms to your computer, complete the forms, then follow the instructions for submission.
CITI Training Requirement
Completion of the appropriate CITI training is required prior to submission of Form A by faculty. Graduate students and staff at Sternberg Museum, the Wetlands Center and Farm Supervisors that are involved in the use and care of animals are required to complete the appropriate CITI training prior to initiation of activities.
Fort Hays State University Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Consultants
TRAINING- Campus training is available by appointment. Contact IACUC@fhsu.edu for more information
IACUC Meeting Schedule
IACUC Meetings(Protocols submitted by the due date in the left column will be reviewed on the meeting dates below)
Requests for reviews of protocols received after the published deadlines are discouraged.
Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals - 8th Edition
Animal Welfare Act and related information
Animal Welfare Act Regulations-updated November 6, 2013
AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals
Guidelines for the Use of Wild Mammals in Research- American Society of Mammalogists
Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Agricultural Research and Teaching
Guidelines for Use of Amphibians and Fish
Guidelines to the Use of Wild Birds in Research
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