This overview will provide navigation through the submission process which will include all updated submission guidlines, protocol modifications, training requirements, and grant review, as well as common reasons for delay and compliance issues.
To begin, you must use Animal Research Online (ARO) for all new submissions.
Please note that failure to renew a protocol that covers currently housed animals, jeopardizes the continuation of the animal protocol and could result in suspension of animal use privileges and confiscation of animals.
The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals is an internationally accepted primary reference on animal care and use, and its use is required in the United States by the Public Health Service Policy