The cost and time-effective route to in-vivo  pre-clinical data

JangoBio Animal Facility (JAF) is a full service vivarium for researchers located in the Madison, Wisconsin-based University Research Park. We provide veterinary oversight, experienced care staff, an in-house animal care and use committee, and complete animal husbandry and technical services. Additionally, we offer contract services for your rat or mouse models.

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Why Choose JAF?

Our Facility:

  • Fully staffed, newly remodeled animal area
  • Full-service care of animals
  • Separate vivarium suites for rats and mice
  • Access to shared procedure rooms (surgery, cognitive, etc.)
  • Veterinary oversight of facility
  • Experienced animal care staff
  • Conveniently located in University Research Park

We Offer:

  • Personal service to meet your project needs
  • Reasonable daily rates for care services
  • Animal Care and Use Committee (ACUC) services
  • Custom help with your animal protocol

Perfect For:

  • Local start-ups
  • Small research groups
  • New and established biomedical companies
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • UW-Madison laboratories

Flexible Lease Terms and Options:

  • Per-diem basis for housing and care
  • No contract term required
  • Longer contract term optional

More About JAF

General Care

General care will include the standard care of animals, including food, bedding, cages and accessories (PVC hide tube, chew block, water bottle) and weekly cleaning of cages and weighing of animals. This work will be performed by experienced animal care staff only, with veterinary oversight of all animal protocols.

We can also perform blood draws and injections, provide surgery support, tissue collection and necropsy services. The following services are also available:

Surgical Suite Rental

Note: All sessions are contingent on availability and are “first-come, first-served”.

Basic Service

Includes use of space, cleanup, isoflurane, and oxygen. Gloves, shoe covers, and surgical caps provided.

Intermediate Service

Everything included in Basic Service, plus Sterile instrument use and other surgery supplies (gauze, needles, syringes, skin stapler, cautery, heat packs, Eppendorf tubes, EDTA tubes, pipette tips).

Executive Service

Everything included in Intermediate Service, plus Anesthesia support (1 technician).

In-House Animal Care and Use Committee

We can help you write and develop your animal protocol and process it through our timely ACUC committee for development and review. Our ACUC oversight team and Attending Veterinarian inspect our facility and provide bi-annual reviews to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Optional Services*:

  • Animal technical support
  • Surgical assistance
  • Isoflurane anesthesia machine
  • Supply ordering
  • Cognitive testing

*If you need a procedure that is not listed, please reach out to us and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Available Equipment*:

  • Isoflurane and oxygen machine
  • Centrifuge, rocking incubator
  • Animal scale
  • Heat lamps
  • Overhead video recording
  • Refrigerator, freezer, microwave

*We can coordinate access to additional equipment if needed.

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Humane Care Statement

JangoBio believes in the humane care of laboratory animals. We work hard every day to ensure that we provide excellent care and living conditions, use approved animal handling procedures, limit and reduce stress on the animal, and provide enrichment where possible, which we believe results in a higher quality animal model for your research.