As a student in the Professional Veterinary Medical Program, you will face ethical questions regarding the use of animals in your education. By the very nature of your career choice, the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences knows you are concerned about the health and welfare of animals. We consider the wise and compassionate use of animals to be an essential part of your education. Our purpose here is to make you aware of the issues regarding animal use and welfare as they relate to your education.
Questions or Concerns?
The faculty and staff of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) and Colorado State pride themselves on their responsiveness to students' concerns about animal use in education and research. The CVMBS has a student and faculty committee that meets regularly to address specific student concerns regarding the use of animals in teaching and research. If at any time you have personal concerns about, or suggestions for, improving animal use in education or research we ask that you please contact one of the following individuals: Dr. Bernie Rollin (animal ethicist for the College); Dr. Marty Fettman (Associate Dean for the Professional Veterinary Medical Program); or Dr. Paul Lunn (Chairman, Department of Clinical Sciences); or Dr. Heather Weir (Chairman, Committee on Animal Use in Teaching.)