ARMY - AR 40-33
THE CARE AND USE OF LABORATORY ANIMALS IN DOD PROGRAMS
|Publication Date:||16 February 2005|
a. This regulation sets forth policies, procedures, and responsibilities for the care and use of laboratory animals within Department of Defense (DOD) programs.
b. This regulation covers any live vertebrate animal that is being used or is intended for use in research, training, or testing, or for experimentation purposes.
c. This regulation does not cover animals used for ceremonial or recreational purposes, military working animals, and farm animals, such as, but not limited to, livestock or poultry, used or intended for use as food or fiber, or livestock or poultry used or intended for use in improving animal nutrition, breeding, management, or production efficiency, or for improving the quality of food or fiber.
Applicability. This regulation applies to the military departments, the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and the defense agencies (hereafter referred to collectively as "DOD components") that perform or sponsor activities using animals for research, education, training, or testing. This regulation is applicable during mobilization.