SFU Animal Care Services

Animal Care Services (ACS) at Simon Fraser University is committed to providing faculty, staff and students with high quality, cost-effective research and teaching animal resources. In addition to suitable housing facilities and animal husbandry services for animals used in biomedical research, ACS provides veterinary services, personnel training and expertise in common laboratory methodologies, anaesthesia, and surgical techniques for rodents, birds and fish.

Some research that SFU conducts involves animals, and includes observational, behavioural, toxicological and physiological studies. Research on campus is carried out at one of our three facilities: the Animal Resources Centre (ARC), the Animal Care Facility (ACF) and the Alcan Aquatic Research Centre (Alcan). SFU researchers also conduct research in the field, from the coast of BC to locations around the world.