Regulations, Standards & Requirements
► Regulations, Standards & Requirements
DOD Regulations and Standards
Army Regulation 40-33 The Care and Use of Laboratory Animals in DOD Programs
AR 40-33 provides a complete description of DoD requirements for using animals.
Department of Defense Instruction 3216.01 Use of Animals in DOD Programs
DOD Instruction 3216.01 provides complete description of the use of animals in DOD conducted and supported research and training.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation: Animal Welfare Clause
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation: Animal Welfare Clause provides description of the conditions for the use of animals in DOD conducted and supported research and training.
DOD Protocol Format
This is the protocol format required for all intramural DOD laboratories.
Federal Regulations and Standards
Animal Welfare Act and Regulations
Federal laws and regulations governing the use of animals in research and testing. Administered by the USDA.
The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
Description of information found in the Guide and link to the full text.
U.S. Government Principles for the Utilization and Care of Vertebrate Animals Used in Testing, Research, and Training Principles
Must be used by any government agency sponsoring research or teaching involving the use of laboratory animals.
AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia
PHS policy requires that euthanasia methods be in accordance with this report unless scientifically justified.
- ACURO Appendix
- ACURO Protocol Change Guidance
- ACURO COVID-19 Guidance for Customers
- ACURO Reporting Guidance
Questions or concerns regarding DOD funded animal research should be sent to the ACURO mailbox at email@example.com