USDA Inspection Reports

On rare occasions and despite our best efforts, UW-Madison is cited by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for events or conditions related to the care and welfare of animals used in research. This page links to specific citations received by the university as well as detailed explanations. For more information about these or other perceived animal care and use issues, contact Allyson J. Bennett, faculty director of the UW–Madison Animal Program.

April 15, 2020: Settlement with USDA.

Dec. 10, 2019: Inspection report: No non-compliant items.

July 9, 2019: Inspection report: Miscellaneous.

March 26, 2019: Inspection report: No non-compliant items.

Aug. 14, 2018: Inspection report: No non-compliant items

June 12, 2018: Inspection report: Miscellaneous

Nov. 14, 2017: Inspection report: No non-compliant items

Nov. 1, 2016: Inspection report: Attending veterinarian and adequate veterinary care, housing facilities, environment enhancement and feeding

April 26, 2016: Inspection report: Facilities and attending veterinarian and veterinary care

Jan. 5, 2016: Inspection report: Watering and miscellaneous

April 2, 2015: Inspection report: Animal welfare (no non-compliant items)

Aug. 25, 2014: Inspection report: Research review process (no non-compliant items)

July 15, 2014: Inspection report: Personnel, housing and miscellaneous

Aug. 27, 2013: Inspection report: Animal welfare (no non-compliant items)

Dec. 13, 2012: Inspection report: Thermal injury