University of Toledo

Department of Laboratory Animal Resources "DLAR"


UPDATED 7/6/2020

Training starts back up 7/6/20 (limited to 3 people/class)

  •  DLAR will be initiating training with much smaller classes but more frequently.  Orientation and your occupational health questionnaire will be entirely electronic in TestBank. 
  • Wet Lab, Technical, Isoflurane and Hazard classes will be weekly.  Aseptic technique class will be twice per month only.  
  • Click here for our Training Page.  


 “What you should know to enter DLAR"

  1. Respiratory protection is required.   
  2. Electronically room reserved are required.   
    1. Researchers must reserve rooms for the length of time they will be present in the room.   Please make sure to use that time, as others also need to use the room. 
    2. Animal/procedure rooms are limited to 1 research person per laminar flow hood (LFH). 
      1. Animal Room 050F has 2 LFH (Hood #1 & Hood #2).  A maximum of 2 researchers are allowed in the room and they must sign up for one of the two hoods.  While working in the room they must practice the 6-foot social distancing rule. 
      2.  Procedure room 047 is small and confined, therefore only 1 researcher at a time.  If your procedure requires more than one person, you must seek DLAR's approval before starting.
  3. Physical distancing of 6 feet in all areas of DLAR (hallways, animal/procedure rooms & offices).
  4. Researchers must disinfect work areas before starting and after.  Examples: LFH buttons, isoflurane knobs, tables/counter tops, handles to drawers, cabinets and carts

 +++++     How to Schedule rooms in DLAR!      +++++++ 

Please follow the directions on how to schedule time in the animal/procedure rooms.  HOW TO SCHEDULE ROOM TIME

Remember when using outlook to schedule the room you must type the room exactly how you see it below.   Rooms

 Contact DLAR at 419-383-4310 if you have any questions.


The Department of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR) Per Diem Rates & Service Rates


If the form doesn't seem to be working for you then download the form to your computer and complete that way. 
  •  Animal Requisition Form:  Purchasing research animals from approved vendors such as Charles River, Jackson, Taconic, Envigo, etc.
  • Animal Transfer Form:  This form is used to transfer animals between Principle Investigators “PIs” approved protocols within the university. Examples: Transferring animals from a PI’s breeding protocol to their research protocol or between 2 different PIs.  This form is not used to transfer animals to PI's outside the university.
  • Breeding Record:  Required to be submitted to DLAR on a month basis to track and deduct additional research animals born against a given protocol.  
  • Importation/Exportation of Live Animals Request Form: Required for Import/Export of research animals from non-approved sources such as colleagues at other institutions.  


Last Updated: 7/6/20