Animal Care & Use Program
Florida International University Animal Care & Use Program is registered as a research facility with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in accordance with the Animal Welfare Act and Regulations. FIU Animal facilities are inspected by the USDA to ensure that all activities involving research animals are in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. FIU also holds a Category II Assurance with the Public Health Service (through the NIH's Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare). These two relationships confirm the integrity of the program structure, function, and foundation.