Mission

To provide for the care, health, and well-being of animals involved in research and education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

To administer to the animal-related needs of university researchers and educators through the dissemination of knowledge and resources

To serve the public by ensuring observance of all legal and ethical standards pertaining to animals in research and education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Things You Need to Know If You’ll Be Working with Animals

  1. Animals involved in research and education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee must be included in an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee approved protocol.
  2. You must take part in the Animal Care Program Certification process and pass the online test before working with any animals. You must also take part in the Occupational Health Program. Individuals who have contact with animals or their tissues must complete the “Animal Care Program Occupational Health Questionnaire” prior to being exposed to the animals or tissues.
  3. You must minimize pain and distress in animals by:
  4. You must be aware of the various laws and guidelines that affect animal use at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  5. Know who to contact for questions about:

UWM – Milwaukee Animal Care Program Quarterly Newsletters: 

October 2021

January 2022