Forms and templates


Animal ethics is now online.

Login to IRMA to submit animal ethics applications, modifications and reports. For more information, see the 'How to apply' tab.

Application process

Breeding form template

Breeding form calculator (Excel)

Consent form

Consent form template (Word doc)

  • Pet owners are required to sign a consent when enrolling their animal into a research project.
  • This form can also be modified to provide permission to perform a study on a specific site eg. a farm

Information statement

Information statement (Word doc)

  • Pet owners or owners of a site where research is being conducted eg, a farm, should be supplied with an information statement outlining the details regarding the research project.

Phenotype Report

AEC Phenotype Report (Pdf)


Managing animals

Monitoring templates

Monitoring template (Word doc)

Tumour monitoring template (PDF)

A set of model record sheets for the monitoring of mice during the establishment of a new genetically modified strain - Guidelines for the generation, breeding, care and use of genetically modified and cloned animals for scientific purposes (2007)