Any animal purchased or bred for use in research, teaching, or outreach by, or donated to, the University of Wisconsin-Madison is considered the property of the University. Occasionally, healthy animals are no longer needed for the research or teaching program. The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance to University administration, researchers, veterinary staff, animal care staff, and other interested parties for the potential adoption of research animals outside the University.
As a humane and ethical user of animals, the University of Wisconsin-Madison encourages adoption of healthy research and teaching animals, with the following stipulations:
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