University of Toledo

Department of Laboratory Animal Resources "DLAR"



Mission Statement

The Department of Laboratory Animal Resources provides high-quality research animal care, veterinary services, and expertise with animal models and with research animal regulations.


DLAR’s goal is to facilitate compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations governing animal utilization in teaching, research, and testing. The staff of the department strives to maintain a quality animal care program which meets the standards required to receive accreditation by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC). 


DLAR mantains vivariums on both the Health Science Campus (HSC) and the Main Campus (MC). The HSC campus is the primary office and is staffed full-time by the department secretary. Calls and interdepartmental mail should be addressed to the HSC.

HSC                                                                                      MC
3000 Arlington Avenue                                                         2801 West Bancroft St.
Health Education Building                                                     Wolfe Hall
MS 1004, HEB 012                                                                 MS 600, WH 0263
Toledo, OH 43614                                                                Toledo, OH 43606

419-383-4310                                                                     419-530-1987

Last Updated: 2/7/19