Description: This laboratory animal medicine laboratory course is designed to provide the Animal Health Technology student with the opportunity to practice the principles and procedures presented in the Laboratory Animal Medicine lecture. Students apply regulations and ethical principles to various situations. Techniques for the safe and proper animal restraint, anesthesia, injection techniques, and sample collection are introduced and practiced by the student. Students also perform tattooing, ear notching and other procedures commonly utilized in the research setting. Students are required to perform a necropsy following established guidelines.