WONGABURRA RESEARCH CENTRE - CASINO, NSW
Wongaburra Research Centre (WRC) is Invetus' main companion animal research facility. Built in 2008 and extended in 2013, WRC is a state of the art, environmentally sensitive research facility. With purpose-built facilities to house 120 dogs and 50 cats, all laboratory and small pen animal studies are carried out at WRC.
Its location in Casino also takes advantage of the supply of paralysis ticks, which are essential for conducting paralysis tick efficacy studies.
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FULLY ACCREDITED AND LICENSED RESEARCH FACILITY
Accredited animal research establishment
First veterinary clinical research organisation in Australasia to be accredited by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC), a global non-profit organisation that promotes the care and welfare of laboratory animals
Licensed veterinary hospital (Licence No. 000963), suitable for provision of in-house veterinary care, anaesthetic and surgical studies
LABORATORY / SMALL PEN ANIMAL STUDIES
Significant research capacity is provided by extensive, approved facilities for dogs and cats, including climate controlled, individual housing.
Dog studies are conducted using foxhounds and beagles, and cat studies using domestic short-hair and long-hair cats.
Fully equipped veterinary hospital with an operating theatre, autoclave and ancillary equipment suitable for surgical studies.
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WRC is able to cultivate a range of insects for animal-health related research purposes. This includes ticks, fleas and flies to support various veterinary studies.