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Welcome to Lab Animal Resources

Mission Statement:

To use our expertise to provide the highest standard of care for laboratory animals in support of the Colorado State University research community.


  • Foster an environment of care, respect and support for animals, researchers and staff
  • Provide humane husbandry and veterinary care for research animals
  • Facilitate essential animal-based research with an emphasis on ethics, communication and safety
  • Participate with investigators in the development of animal-based research
  • Promote educational opportunities for staff, students, researchers and the public
  • Maintain animal facilities and equipment to meet animal needs and regulatory standards of care
  • Be a leader in the field of animal care and support
  • To be fiscally responsible and efficient