The ARC recently updated two policies and approved a new policy:
- Tumor Development in Rodents – revised
Updated to clarify the requirement to euthanize animals based on impact of tumor burden.
- Environmental Enrichment – revised
Updated to remove information about social housing.
- Social Housing – NEW!
Describes the requirement for social housing of social species and how to document exceptions.
Please visit the Office of Animal Research Oversight (OARO) website and review these policies, as relevant, at your earliest convenience. Please do not hesitate to contact us at (310) 206-6308 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.