I care for animals

Meet the Caring Professionals

There are teams of professionals working daily to ensure that animals in research receive the highest level of care possible. This team is made up of a variety of caring individuals - veterinarians, vet techs, animal care techs, lab techs, facility managers and more.

Watch their videos and learn more about these compassionate professionals caring for animals who help us improve the lives of humans and animals.

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Animal Welfare

Animal activist groups portray those working in the field of Laboratory Animal Science as "monsters" who work with no supervision or control. In reality, local, state and federal authorities, in addition to granting agencies, regulate every aspect of animal research in living vertebrates in the United States.

Laboratory Animal Science professionals value and respect their animals and often go above and beyond the care mandated by the regulatory requirements.

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Join Our Team

Do you love animals and people? Would you enjoy working with animals every day? Do you want to help create hope, miracles and cures for people and animals? 

If you answered "yes" to these questions, a career in Laboratory Animal Science may be just the right match for you. 

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AALAS Foundation

The American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to educational outreach on the essential role of responsible laboratory animal care and use in science to advance medical progress for human and animal health. The AALAS Foundation develops educational materials, web-based public information resources and training materials to help educate the public about the importance of quality laboratory animal care.