About the Veterinary Service Center
The Veterinary Service Center (VSC) at Stanford University provides laboratory animal care and is administered by the Department of Comparative Medicine. The laboratory animal care program at Stanford University is fully accredited by AAALAC International.
We are strong advocates for ethical and humane animal research. At our facility we implement the following principles and guidelines:
- NC3Rs: National Centre for the Replacement Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research
- ARRIVE Guidelines (Animal Research: Reporting of In Vivo Experiments)
Please note: The VSC is not a GLP facility. The VSC does not conduct GLP safety studies.