Veterinary Services

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WRAIR's Veterinary Services Program (VSP) supports the conduct of preclinical research at WRAIR. Providing quality veterinary medical care and environmental enrichment programs for all animals, VSP provides regulatory guidance and research support. In addition, VSP trains military veterinarians chosen by the DOD Laboratory Animal Medicine Residency Training Program and provides animal handling workshops for investigators, research support staff, veterinary staff, and animal care personnel.

THE VSP maintains Animal Welfare Assurance #A4117-01 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW), is College of Pathology and AAALAC, International certified, and has implemented the Animal Management Systems program, designed to streamline applications for and use of animals for medical research.