Below are the governing regulations which USA is obligated to adhere. 

For institutional policy, procedures, or guidelines, please see the Policies & Guidelines page.

Regulations and Resources

Animal Welfare Act 
    Animal Welfare Act Homepage - biomed research resources for legislation, 
    publications, training, meetings, and organizations
    Animal Welfare Act: Background and Selected Legislation

Public Health Service (PHS)
Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)

    Public Health Service Policy on the Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
    OLAW Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Guidebook

Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC)
    AAALAC's information for IACUC's page 

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
    USDA Animal and Plant Inspection Services (APHIS)

American Veterinary Medicine Association (AVMA)
    AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia, 2020

United States National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    What Investigators Need to Know About the Use of Animals
    NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare site

Office of Research Integrity 
    Animal Use Resources