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Statistics

Procedures involving animals licensed under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (ASPA) during the period 1 January to 31 December 2022:

Species Number of Procedures
Rabbit 95
Mouse 206
Rat 1
Red Deer (wild caught and released) 1

A breakdown by species of the number of procedures classified as sub-threshold, mild, moderate, severe or non-recovery according to the Home Office’s classification system:

Species Sub-threshold Mild Moderate Severe Non-recovery
Rabbit 0 95 0 0 0
Mouse 35 144 27 0 0
Rat 0 1 0 0 0
Red Deer (wild caught and released) 0 1 0 0 0

View statistics from previous years.