University of Saskatchewan

September 16, 2014   

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and Humane Intervention Point (HIP) Databank


Please note - The SOP and HIP Databank is in construction and more SOPs will populate the databank as they are finalized.

If you would like to provide an SOP for inclusion in the databank, or if you have any questions about SOPs for an animal use protocol, please contact All approved SOPs are formatted using the UCACS SOP Template. Please use this template when developing any new SOPs for your research or teaching.

If you cannot access the SOP databank but are an authorized user on an active animal use protocol, or are a new faculty member preparing to submit an animal use protocol application, please contact with a request to be added to the SOP databank access list. Please provide your NSID with this request.

A list of other standard operating procedures that may also be applicable to your workplace is available through the Health, Safety and Environmental Management System (HSEMS). Please contact an HSEMS Consultant at or visit their website at


Other SOP Links

Below are links to collections of animal research SOPs from other institutional animal care committee websites. (Canadian and international).