Lab Animal Resources

We use our expertise to provide the highest standard of care for laboratory animals in support of the Colorado State University research community. We oversee the care and management of animals used in research and teaching at Colorado State University in over 48,000 square feet of animal holding space for small and large animals including animal biosafety level 3.

Please cite or acknowledge LAR by our Research Resource ID (RRID: SCR_022157) in publications that include information about our facilities and services.

Learn more about Lab Animal Resources:

365 Days per year

of animal care to assure the health and well-being of the animals

We collaborate with investigators to meet their research needs by providing a full-spectrum of animal care and related services.

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Statement of support for the safe and humane treatment of laboratory animals:

Laboratory animals have played a vital role in many of the most significant advances in the diagnosis and treatment of disease, and continue to be a critical resource.  Transporting animals between specialized breeders and institutions is important to continue new discoveries and foster collaborations.  Airlines and other transportation services are critical for this work, and LAR supports the continued safe, humane, and rapid transport of laboratory animals to improve the lives of both humans and animals.