Animal Health Unit
The Animal Health Unit (AHU) supports involving animals in science or teaching at the University of Calgary.
With the help of the University Veterinarians, the AHU offers training to those working with animals, creates standard operating procedures (SOPs) relating to animal welfare, and offers administrative help to researchers with animal use protocols.
Animal User Training
Read more or register for the Institutional Animal User Training Program (IAUTP).
SOPs & Policies
Find PDF versions of the SOPs and policies related to working with animals at UCalgary.
The online system that manages all human ethics and animal care protocols for UCalgary.
Find information on the process of obtaining a controlled substance exemption for research purposes at UCalgary.
Office of Divertsity, Equity, and Protected Disclosure
If at any time you are asked to do something outside of your animal use protocol, or need protected disclosure for any reason, please refer to the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Protected Disclosure. For the specific policy regarding investigating a breach of research integrity, please refer here.