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Animal Concern Submission Form

* = Required
Please describe your concern in the text box below.

Provide all information possible including species, location, building, room,investigator name, and time of incident or observation.

If you wish to be contacted, please provide contact information (optional). If contact information is not provided, submission will remain anonymous and can be submitted electronically to

NOTE: Anyone concerned with an animal’s welfare or is aware of non-compliance with policies, rules, regulations, and laws regarding animal care and use for research, teaching, or testing may contact a member of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) for A&M-Commerce, the Attending Veterinarian, or the Compliance Coordinator in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Complainants may remain anonymous. It is the goal of Texas A&M University-Commerce to ensure all animals are treated humanely and in accordance with the Animal Welfare Act.

Each IACUC member, alternate member, and staff member is responsible for referring any concerns received to the IACUC chair. If the concern is made in writing or via email, it will be forwarded to the chair with a note indicating the date and time of receipt of the concern. All allegations of animal mistreatment or non-compliance are taken seriously and investigated, even if the complainant chooses to remain anonymous.