University Laboratory Animal Resources

University Laboratory Animal Resources (ULAR) provides veterinary care, animal husbandry, diagnostic, training, and regulatory support for the academic schools that conduct biomedical research at the University of Pennsylvania. The department includes over 200 individuals who contribute directly to the animal care program. ULAR also plays an essential role in supporting academic training for laboratory animal veterinarians. ULAR, in conjunction with the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, strives to maintain an elevated standard of animal welfare at Penn.