Animal Care


The St. Francis Xavier University Animal Care and Use Program is currently certified by the Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC) as being in accordance with standards of GAP - Good Animal Practice®.

Information about conducting research with animals is available at the website of the The Animal Care Committee (ACC)

All research involving animals that requires ACC approval must first be reviewed for scientific merit according to the University policy (Peer Review of Applications for Work Involving the Use of Animals)

Contact: Phillip Robichaud, Animal Care Coordinator

Phone: (902) 867-2126 (Animal Care Facility)

Fax:(902) 867-2389

Office Location: J. Bruce Brown 121C

Mailing Address:

Animal Care Committee c/o Phillip Robichaud
St. Francis Xavier University
PO Box 5000
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
B2G 2W5