Guide to the Responsible Care and Use of Laboratory Animals at UWM

All personnel intending to handle vertebrate animals need to contact Dr. Berri Forman to arrange for training prior to handling any animals. Training sessions last around 30 minutes during which Dr. Forman will review sections from the “Guide to the Responsible Care and Use of Laboratory Animals at UWM” and modify the discussion to match the needs of the individual. Individuals will also be enrolled into the occupational health and safety program.

Individuals must then complete and pass a take home exam based on the training manual in order to be placed on the list of “certified” animal users at UWM.

Animal Care Certification Exam

Additional Animal Species Training Materials:

Amphibians
Birds
Mice (Mus musculus)
Rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus)
Reptiles
Rats (Rattus norvegicus)