Free Services

Free Services LACF-CRC campus

Management Services

  • Procurement of animals
  • Procurement of appropriate feed, bedding, cages, other supplies and equipment
  • Coordination of the occupational health program for personnel having contact with laboratory animals
  • Assistance in animal use protocol development
  • Invoicing (per diems) for maintenance of animals

      *Effective July 1, 2014, the invoice format will change. Click on the link to preview the new format.

Animal Care Services

  • Routine and specialized daily animal care
  • Animal cage sanitation
  • Monitoring of animal room environment
  • Sanitation of animal facilities
  • Animal housing space assignment
  • Maintenance of facility and equipment
  • Waste and carcass disposal
  • Maintenance of facility security system
  • Vermin control program
  • Animal health surveillance
  • Termination of animals

Instruction in use and handling of animals

  • Handling of animals
  • Administration of anesthetics
  • Post-surgical maintenance of animals
  • Bleeding techniques
  • Euthanasia
  • Other related procedures

Fee for Service

  • Animal breeding colony maintenance
  • Restraint of animals
  • Pre- and postoperative care
  • Blood and tissue collection
  • Injections

All services should be requested in writing through the LACF office at least 24 hours in advance. Please plan as far ahead as possible.  Services will be provided as scheduling permits. Animal husbandry tasks will always have priority. The LACF animal  technicians have received training in laboratory animal husbandry and technology and most are certified by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science.