Animal Concern Hotline: (734) 763-8028

The University of Michigan is strongly committed to the humane care and use of animals in research, testing and teaching. Any mameber of the faculty, staff or public having reason to question the treatment of animals at U-M is encouraged (and should) report any suspected cases of animal abuse, misuse or mistreatment. U-M will not tolerate any misues or neglect of animals.

Reports are investigated on behalf of the UCUCA by the UCUCA Office staff and, if necessary, by a (ULAM) veterinary faculty member. Immediate steps are taken to ensure that animal care and use are appropriate and that animal welfare is sustained. The UCUCA is apprised of these investigations and their outcomes at their monthly meetings and makes further recommendations, if warranted. Reports and sources of information are maintained in confidence within University guidelines.

To Report a Concern

Complete the Animal Concern Anonymous Submission Form or contact any of the following:

Animal Concern Hotline

Attending Veterinarian

Chair, University Committee on
Use and Care of Animals

Institutional Official, U-M Office of Research

U-M Compliance Hotline







Anonymous reports are acceptable, and all are investigated. The identity of anyone making an anonymous report will be held in strict confidence.  Federal laws prohibit discrimination or reprisal for reporting violations of standards and regulations promulgated under the Animal Welfare Act.