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Yale Animal Resources Center

Yale’s comprehensive source for laboratory animals

NOTICE: To reduce and control traffic in our animal facilities and address social distancing concerns, all individuals must sign up for an animal/procedure room time slot prior to entering the animal facility. Use this link to access our Facility Sign Up calendar (called YARC Lab Reservations). A face mask or covering is required in all animal facilities.

Emergency Contact Information

  • Animal Care: 203-785-2526
  • Animal Health: 203-785-2501
  • Animal Welfare: 203-785-5992
  • Accident (injury) : 203-432-7978

Important information for grant applications

Animals will be housed and cared for in facilities operated by the Yale Animal Resources Center. Per diem rates cover:

  • housing
  • husbandry
  • complete veterinary services (including disease diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and veterinary consultation on the care and use of animals)

Yale University is registered as a research facility with the United States Department of Agriculture, License and Registration number 16-R-0001. USDA registration is effective 03/20/2020 - 03/20/2023. It also is fully accredited by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC). An Animal Welfare Assurance (#A3230-01) is on file with OLAW-NIH; effective 5/01/2019 - 5/31/2023.


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Per diem rates

Posted on June 24, 2021. Per diem rates for 2021-22 are listed in two places. Click on: Rates (Home page) or Orders, Exports and Rates (after selecting a species). If you have questions, contact the YARC Administrative Office (785-2526) or

Veterinary Consultation
For veterinary consultation and queries about non-urgent issues, email our veterinarians at: