The laboratory mouse is a small mammal of the order Rodentia which has been bred and used for scientific research. They are the most commonly used mammalian research animal and are used for various studies in genetics, psychology, medicine and other scientific disciplines. They are easy to care for and handle, and have a high reproduction rate.
Minimum loan period is 1 week, maximum loan period is 3 weeks. Each loan animal is provided with food for the loan period, tank and a “How to Keep” sheet.
We recommend our members do a full risk assessment for the loan acknowledging the individuality of each classroom environment and the students therein.
Please CALL us to arrange all loans, booking is essential, with 24 hours notice required.
Please note our hot weather policy – we will not allow animals to be transported in temperatures above 35°C. If this is forecast we will call to make alternative arrangements.