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Idaho State University Animal Care Facility

What happens here? 

The Animal Facility is the location for maintaining non-human research subjects in a clean, disease-free and continuously managed environment.

At ISU, Animal Care 

  • needs are met and exceeded–physical, social and psychological
  • occurs on an individual basis to optimize their health and welfare
  • standards and practice are improved through assessment and revision

 The Facility is

  • available to Investigators who have completed, and had approved, an Animal Use & Care Protocol form
  • staffed by full-time ISU personnel prepared to
    • answer questions or concerns about animal care
    • help you gain access to the facility
    • handle your Research Animal Order Form  for animals for a per diem rate fee 
  • assist in obtaining veterinary reviews and care

The Animal Facilities Manager (AFM) is

  • responsible for the day-to-day management of the Animal Care Facility and its staff
  • your primary point of contact for the Facility

Contact the AFM at or (208) 282-3895.

Complete your Request for animal purchases with a Research Animal Order Form .

Fees for Animal Care Facility use.

Fees have been held at 2014 rates.  Rates increase to capture the actual cost of operations. 

Request current rates when preparing proposal budgets.

We provide customer service with

  • open lines of communication with the Investigator and Assistants to resolve issues
  • prompt response to the needs of the Investigator and educators.

We support quality academic and research environment by

We coordinate with investigators, creating a research environment that promotes animal welfare

Research Outreach & Compliance  (ROC)

Contact Our Office:

Deb Easterly
Assistant Vice President for Research Outreach & Compliance
Phone: (208) 282-2618
Serving as ISU's
Research Integrity Officer
Export Control Officer   
Physical Address:
Business and Technology Center
1651 Alvin Ricken Drive, Room 107
Pocatello, ID 83201

Mailing Address:
921 S. 8th Ave., Stop 8046
Pocatello, ID 83209-8046


921 South 8th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho, 83209
(208) 282-4636

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