Our Vivarium Services Provide Support for Animal Welfare, Training and Technicians
Avastus Preclinical Services provides OLAW-certified laboratory vivarium space and procedure rooms to our clients in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. Our comprehensive approach to animal welfare is a key aspect of our business. We work closely with each client, offering flexible rental agreements that allow our clients to adjust coverage to meet workflow needs while significantly reducing their administrative costs.
Space and Animal Welfare
Our goal at Avastus is to provide experienced and dedicated animal care technicians to the research industry as well as provide a combination of vivarium and procedure room space to our clients in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries. We bring a comprehensive approach to animal welfare that complies with all state and federal regulations but yet still remains cost effective, and suited to our clients needs. At Avastus, we understand the importance of providing quality care, with focus on optimizing animal health to improve study results. We work closely with each client to ensure a collaborative relationship is established. Offering flexible agreements that allow our clients to expand or contract to meet workflow needs.
At Avastus vivarium management services we have the personnel to monitor the animals seven days a week and all year round. Each room has a daily care checklist on which animal care staff records temperature, humidity, animal health checks, and any animal care duties performed such as a cage changing, watering, feeding, and room cleaning.
The vivarium also offers special services. These includes:
Daily animal health check and husbandry services 7 days a week
InnoVive disposable cages
IVC rodent racks
Holding room and procedure room cleaning maintenance
IACUC oversight and protocol assistance
State and local animal welfare regulatory licensure
Key card access to authorized personnel to the facility 24/7
Regulatory Compliance Services
The regulatory Compliance team holds extensive knowledge in the preclinical field. Offering services such as: protocol design, IACUC representation (multiple levels), protocol reviews, compliance monitoring, investigator training, grant submittals and more. We are also capable of providing a board certified D.V.M to conduct veterinary reviews and oversight.