WBAALAS is the Washington branch of the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) which is dedicated to promoting responsible laboratory animal care. Our membership includes people and institutions statewide that are professionally concerned with the production, care, welfare and study of laboratory animals. We promote fellowship and cooperation among people interested in the mission and philosophy of AALAS and provide a forum for these professionals to meet and discuss the important issues they regularly encounter and recognize leaders in humane animal research methods.

By providing education and support for members of the Washington State research community, our organization strives to create a better quality of life for essential laboratory animals.


09/17/2015 - Vivarium Manager Roundtable

The WBAALAS would like to invite Vivarium/Colony Managers to the Manager Roundtable on September 17th, 1-2 pm at IDRI. The purpose of the meeting is to bring together area Vivarium Managers in an informal setting to network, and provide a forum to ask questions of your colleagues, equipment recommendations or discuss dilemmas you may be […]
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Thanks to everyone who came out for the annual picnic.  And thanks to the generosity of our commercial members Allentown, Ancare, Animal Specialties, Charles River and Medline for donating to the raffle! Everyone won something in the raffle!

Picnic 2015





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