SPCA New Zealand
Advice & welfare

SPCA Animals Used in Research and Teaching Activities

Animals in Research, Testing and Teaching

SPCA supports the use of SPCA animals in research and teaching if the activity is part of routine animal care or procedure, or if the activity provides a net benefit to that animal and future SPCA animals.

All protocols that include SPCA animals used in research, testing, and teaching activities must be approved by the Chief Scientific Officer prior to commencement.

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