The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has issued and posted an update to the 2007 Guidelines on Euthanasia with a new title, AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals: 2013 Edition. To access the Guidelines and an executive summary, see AVMA Guidelines for the Euthanasia of Animals. An announcement from OLAW on implementation of the updated Guidelines is coming soon.
The ACUC has recently updated several policies and guidelines and reorganized the Policies and Guidelines web page. Please contact us if you have any questions about the changes.
UC Berkeley’s AAALAC re-accreditation site visit on October 15-16, 2012 was very successful. The informal exit briefing comments were very complimentary, commending us on numerous aspects of the animal care and use program, in particular noting our robust Occupational Health Program!