Husbandry and veterinary care for animals used in teaching and research on the LSU campus and in the School of Veterinary Medicine are provided by the Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine (DLAM).
Standards of care and use for all animals conform to all applicable standards and regulations as established by the current version of the Animal Welfare Act and the Guide to the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.
This program and its facilities are currently certified through a semiannual inspection by the Institutional Animal Care and use Committee (IACUC).
LSU's animal program is fully accredited by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) and meets all NIH assurance requirements.
The Life Sciences Animal Care Facility also has full AAALAC accreditation.