Investigators who wish to use procedures or techniques that deviate from the standards must consult with a research animal veterinarian and must obtain IACUC approval in an animal care and use protocol prior to performing such work.
- Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, 8th Edition, NRC, 2011
- Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching, 3rd Edition, FASS, 2010
- Animal Welfare Regulations [9 CFR, part 2, subchapter C, sec. 2.31(d)(i)(ix)]
- UW-Madison Policy Relating to the Authority of Research Animal Veterinarians