Animals in Science

Animals in Science
Animals in Science

Our Facilities

Queen's University is home to a state-of-the-art animal facility, with housing and care that exceed the requirements of the Canadian Council on Animal Care. The images below provide an insight into the different spaces that can be found within an animal facility. 

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The surgical suite within the Queen's University Animal Facility is similar in design to an operating room that you might find in a human hospital or your local veterinary clinic.
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This state-of-the-art mouse DigiGait evaluates the walking pattern of mice to evaluate treatment strategies for neurodegenerative diseases.
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As in this example of a rodent procedural space, all spaces within an animal facility must be easy to clean and disinfect to ensure the health and welfare of the animals in our care.
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This high-tech ultrasound machine provides the ability to image rodents in a non-invasive manner over time. 
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The cage wash is at the heart of our animal facility, and ensures the well-being of the animals within our care.