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Reporting Instructions and Forms

CCAC-certified institutions are required to report their annual animal data to the CCAC every year and provide specific information regarding the number of animals, the types of projects they were involved in and the invasiveness of the procedures undertaken.

Institutions are asked to electronically send their annual (January 1st to December 31st) data before March 31st of the following year. We would appreciate that all data be submitted using our Excel Animal Use Data Form (AUDF) template as an email attachment, which assists with the standardization of data collection and analysis. AUDFs should be forwarded to: .

Useful Resources for Completing the AUDF

Consult the following resources when completing the AUDF for your institution:

  • Instructions document: This document describes and explains each element to be completed on the AUDF and provides useful examples and answers to some frequently asked questions.
  • Webinar: Watch this recording to access useful tips and information on how to submit your institutional animal data.
  • Webinar Q&As: Consult the questions submitted by webinar participants and access the official responses from the CCAC.

Questions or Concerns?

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at .