Revised on
04/19/17 01:20pm

Rat Handling

Contact information

**PLEASE NOTE: The Learning Management Systen (LMS), where trainings are housed, is set up for employees. If you are a student or visiting scholar, you must request access to the system before you can complete your training. Please email to request access to the system.

These classes focus on the practical handling, restraint, gavage, injection, and blood collection techniques commonly used with laboratory rats. Participants are required to complete the online "Animal Care & Use 101" course and the Rat Handling Video and Quiz eLearning piece prior to participating in a skills class. Every attempt is made to tailor classes to the specific needs of participants so please read your protocol prior to class.

Instructor led Rat Handling is available upon request-contact:

Located in the TRACS facilities off Old Davis Road just south of I-80 (880 Old Davis). Coming from main campus take La Rue to California. Right on California then right on Old Davis Road. Drive past the information booth and under the I-80 overpass. Turn left off Old Davis Road, into the 1st entrance. Parking will be straight ahead to your left; no parking permit required. J2 is located about 200 feet slightly to left of entrance.

For Additional Information and to Register:

  • Contact: Sherri Goss at 530-752-5837
  • Location: TRACS J2 - Room 1, TRACS Facilities
Course duration estimate:

3 hours

ACU101 class and Lab Animal Skills Video must be completed before taking Rat Handling.