Equipment and instruments

A huge array of instruments and pieces of equipment are available for use in research projects. Choosing the right surgical instruments can facilitate the performance of procedures in animals, leading to improved animal welfare and better scientific outcomes. We can advise on choosing appropriate equipment for your research project.


The Veterinary Medicines Regulations (VMR) and Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 set out the controls on the manufacture, distribution and use of medicines in animals. The VMR are updated regularly. Medicines for use in animals can in general only be acquired in accordance with a veterinary prescription. We can supply veterinary medicines for use in animals under our care.