Facility

The St. Francis Xavier University Animal Care Facility is a CCAC certified facility of GAP - Good Animal Practice®. The facility encompasses 2250 square feet and includes an insect room, cleaning rooms, an office, a store room, five small-animal holding rooms, two walk-in environmental chambers, and a large aquatic room. This facility holds a wide collection of species from small rodents to amphibians, reptiles and many species of fish and invertebrates. The aquatic room is equipped is able to accommodate both warm and cold water species in either sea water or fresh water.