Aloha! Welcome to the University of Hawaii Vertebrate Animal Care and Use Page. Inside you will be able to review the Regulations for Care and Use of Vertebrate Animals for Research, Training, and Testing; learn about the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC); contact the Animal and Veterinary Service (AVS business office; and link to other animal care and use resources.

Please note that only authorized individuals will be allowed to enter the CITI site to Review the Regulations for Care and Use of Vertebrate Animals for Research, Training or Testing.

To obtain a User Name and Password you must register by filling out the CITI form.

If you have trouble registering, please contact uhlas@hawaii.edu

If you are not required to review the Regulations for the Care and Use of Vertebrate Animals, you are welcome to view the links below which have been made available as a public resource. Some of these links are to PDF files which need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print.

IACUC

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

IACUC Protocol Forms (PDF format)

Occupational Health and Safety Program Manual (PDF format)


USDA-United States Department of Agriculture
http://www.aphis.usda.gov/

OLAW-Office of Animal Research Protections
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/olaw/olaw.htm

Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)
http://ohrp.osophs.dhhs.gov

The Guide for Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/labrats

Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC)
http://www.aaalac.org

AVMA Panel on Euthanasia 2000 Report
http://www.avma.org/resources/euthanasia.pdf

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science
http://www.aalas.org

Animal Welfare Information Center
http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/

American Society for Mammalogists
http://www.mammalsociety.org/committees/commanimalcareuse/98acucguidelines.pdf

Guidelines for the Care and Use of Amphibians and Reptiles in Academic Institutions
shttp://dels.nas.edu/ilar/jour_online/33_4/V33_4Recommendation.aspp

Amphibians as Laboratory Animals http://dels.nas.edu/ilar/jour_online/37_4/37_4Amphibians.asp

Amphibians and Reptiles
http://www.utexas.edu/depts/asih/pubs/herpcoll.hml

Guidelines for the Care and Use of Fish in Research
http://dels.nad.edu/ilar/jour_online/37_4/37_4Guidelines.asp

Wild Birds in Research
http://www.nmnh.si.edu/BIRDNET/guide/

University of Hawaii Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHSO)
http://www.hawaii.edu/ehso/

Kansas State University
http://www.ksu.edu/research/animal/research/index.htm

University of Arizona
http://www.ahsc.arizona.edu

University of California at Davis
http://ehs.ucdavis.edu

Bioethics
http:dels.nas.edu/ilar/jour_online/40_1/40_1Bioethics.asp