Animal Health Unit
The Animal Health Unit (AHU) provides support for animals involved 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.
The secure AHU website contains:
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Animal User Training
All users who will be involved in animal-related work are required to complete animal user training. Read more or register for the Institutional Animal User Training Program (IAUTP) on our Secure Pages.
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. Click here to visit IRISS
Controlled Drug Exemptions for Scientific Research
Find information on the process of obtaining a controlled substance exemption for research purposes at UCalgary.
Protected Disclosure and Research Integrity Office
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 Protected Disclosure and Research Integrity Office (PDRIO).