Approved activities Category
Slaughter/euthanasia of stock 5

Where an animal has become so sick, diseased or injured that recovery is unlikely or undesirable on humane grounds, euthanasia must be arranged with a local veterinarian.

Students are permitted to watch a post-mortem of an animal provided there is no disease risk posed.


Guinea pigs may be sold to other schools or to appropriate homes. It is not acceptable to kill animals as a form of disposal if too many animals have been bred.

Carcases must be disposed of in accordance with local council regulations.

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