Technical Support

sample collection tubes

DCM’s veterinary technical staff includes 5 Master’s level technicians, the highest level of professional registration attainable in laboratory animal science in Canada.  These highly trained, experienced individuals are able to provide you with a full spectrum of technical support for your projects.  The support ranges from day-to-day maintenance of mouse colonies to intensive management and performance of all animal work as designed by you or in collaboration with our management team. 

Requests may include:

  • Breeding colony management and support
  • Experimental health assessment, monitoring and supportive care
  • Parenteral and oral administration of compounds by various routes
  • Tissue sampling, collection
  • Blood sampling
  • Animal identification
  • Euthanasia
  • Cardiac perfusions