Requesting Veterinary Care your IACUC protocol. Select one of the following before submitting your IACUC protocol:
Request Veterinary Care by the UH Veterinarian from ORC AVS will be providing care
Please complete and submit Policy 15 form and send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. This will serve as a draft of the protocol attached to application for veterinary review. After review, additions or changes to the experimental methods and procedures may be required. The ORC veterinarian will email a confirmation to the PI. Section Veterinary Care on the IACUC Vertebrate Animal Use Protocol Form is used to document that the ORC AVS veterinarian and the PI have conferred and the ORC AVS veterinarian has consented to provide care.
Department or College Veterinarian affiliated with the University System will be providing care
Please attach a letter to the protocol from the Department or College Veterinarian documenting that the Veterinarian has agreed to serve on the protocol. The University Attending Veterinarian will contact both the PI and the Veterinarian notifying each of the Veterinary Care expectations. See System-wide Memo for details.
Local or Contract Veterinarian not affiliated with the University System will be providing care
Please attach a signed Consultant Veterinarian Letter to the protocol from the local or contract veterinarian documenting that the veterinarian has agreed to serve on protocol. The University Attending Veterinarian will contact both the PI and the Veterinarian notifying each of the Veterinary Care expectations. See System-wide Memo for details.
Veterinary Care is not required or is inaccessible
In rare cases, it may not be possible to have the services of a veterinarian; however, the Principal Investigator (PI) must provide a strong justification and receive IACUC approval for this deviation from the Federal requirements.