New to the Program?

Welcome to the University of Ottawa! We will be happy to help you do everything needed to plan for and carry out your work with animals (vertebrates or cephalopods) in research or teaching.

Are you:

New student or staff member?
New principal investigator?

Please Contact Animal Care and Veterinary Service (ACVS) and the Office of Animal Ethics and Compliance (AEC)

The ACVS and AEC Directors would like to understand your plans for animal use and introduce you to the program and the services available to support your research. The AEC Director and the Training Coordinator will also provide you with an introduction to the Topaz animal use protocol management system and answer any questions you may have regarding the uOttawa Animal Care Committee, the protocol approval process, and animal user training.

Holly Orlando, d.m.v.
Director, Animal Care and Veterinary Service
horlando@uottawa.ca
Tel: 613-562-5444

Marie Bédard
Director of Animal Ethics & Compliance
mbedar7@uottawa.ca
Tel: 613-562-5800, ext. 6021

Courtney Reeks
Training & Communications Coordinator
creeks@uottawa.ca
Tel: 613-562-5444

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