The mission of our program is to facilitate and support high quality research through a comprehensive program of humane and ethnical animal care and use practices. This is accomplished by providing excellent husbandry, veterinary care, instruction and technical knowledge. We believe the use of animal for research benefits man and animal kind alike. We also believe the use of animals for research is a privilege, one that must follow sound scientific and ethical principles. We are committed to these principles and to ensure the use of animals meets or exceeds the guidelines and principles governing the use of animals for research.