Wayne State University

Policies, guidelines and procedures

Animal care and use


WSU Biosafety Committee: Reducing Biohazard Exposure Risks When Working With Human Cell Lines and Human Tissue in Animal Projects (PDF)


All species


Important publications

Revised Policies with Tracked Changes - May - July 2018

Defining Humane Endpoints and End-stage Illness - Tracked Changes (PDF) - 5/2018

Environmental Enrichment and Behavioral and Social Management of Research Animals - Tracked Changes (PDF) - 5/2018

Importation of Mice from Mouse Parvovirus (MPV) Suspect or Positive Sources (PDF) - 6/2018

Methods of Euthanasia (PDF) - 6/2018

Rodent Identification (PDF) - 6/2018

Space Recommendations (PDF) - 6/2018

Use of Guillotines (PDF) - 7/2018

Rodent Breeding and Weaning (PDF) - 8/2018

Rodent Toe Clipping (PDF) - 9/2018

page revised 10/8/2018