Animal Welfare Assurance
The Ohio State University maintains an Assurance that it will comply with the Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. This Assurance sets forth the responsibilities and procedures of the university regarding the care and use of animals. The Assurance is applicable to all biomedical research, research training, experimentation, biological testing, and related activities involving live, vertebrate animals supported by the Public Health Service (PHS) and conducted at Ohio State, or at another institution as a consequence of the sub-granting or subcontracting of a PHS conducted or supported activity by the university.
The most recent version of The Ohio State University’s Animal Welfare Assurance, number A3261-01, was reviewed and approved by The Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare and became effective on February 6, 2015. The Assurance will expire on February 28th, 2019.