Davidson College recognizes the necessary
role that live animals play in research and teaching as a privilege not
be taken lightly. Our mission is to contribute to the advancement of scientific
knowledge while maintaining the most humane and gentle care to animal subjects.
In the spirit of providing a high quality of care to animals used
in the laboratory, this institution follows the regulations outlined under
Welfare Act and sets policies according to The
Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. Davidson College
also maintains a letter of Assurance to Comply with the National Institutes
Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.