Vendors & Purchasing

Approved Lab Animal Vendors

No quarantine period is required for the following vendors.

Health reports are available through vendor website or by request.

 

Vendor Delivery Schedule:

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Charles River
Envigo
Envigo
Jackson Lab
Taconic*
Taconic*
Taconic*
Taconic*
Taconic*
Large Animals* Large Animals* Large Animals* Large Animals* Large Animals*

 

* These vendors can deliver any day. Some ship by next聽day air, ground or by other transport.聽 Delivery date will depend on聽when order placed, availability, etc.

 

Purchasing Live Animals

Instructions for proper purchasing steps based on order type.

*Special note on USDA Covered species, all requests must be made three weeks in advance of anticipated delivery date. Complete the USDA Species Housing Availability Request on iLab to start the purchasing process of these animals.

  1. One time purchase through UNT System Marketplace: Follow standard procurement protocols utilizing the Marketplace procurement system. All live animal orders should be assigned commodity code 040-00; which inserts the Department of Laboratory Animal Medicine into the approval process. Lab Animal staff will approve your order through this system and plan for delivery and housing. Failure to use this commodity code may result in unplanned receipt of animals. DLAM reserves the right to refuse these deliveries. Attach completed pdf Animal Purchase Request form to all requisitions or complete Marketplace Animal Purchase Request through iLab.
  2. Request for DLAM to purchase on your behalf: Log in to iLab Core Management software . Click Request Services tab and complete the Self & DLAM Animal Purchase Request & Notification. Select “DLAM” as answer to ‘Order to be Placed By.’ Lab Animal staff will obtain quotation(s) and input into iLab for your review. Once approved, DLAM will place your order, prepare for delivery and housing, and bill you for this purchase through monthly per diems. Please note that a 20% administrative fee is added to the cost of the order (excluding freight).
  3. Request to purchase animals outside of UNT System Purchasing (option only available to outside entities with facility use agreements in place): Log in to iLab Core Management software . Click Request Services tab and complete the Self & DLAM Animal Purchase Request & Notification. Select Self as answer to ‘Order to be Place By.’ Once approved by Lab Animal staff, you may place your order. Forward all communication (order confirmations, delivery updates, etc) to the DLAM inbox.