The Centre for Phenogenomics
The Centre for Phenogenomics

Animal Holding Fees

The following information is an estimate of the fees associated with holding and using mice at TCP. A more detailed cost estimate can be developed from this information depending on study protocol timelines, number/strain of mice required, procedures performed, and technical assistance required.

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Animal Holding Services Table: Cage per diem
Cage per diem (max. 5 mice/cage) Canadian academic International academic
General housing $0.93 $1.49
Containment housing $1.03 $1.65

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Animal Holding Services Table: Consultations per hour
Consultations/hour Canadian academic International academic
Veterinarian $100.00 $160.00
Manager $75.00 $120.00
Supervisor $50.00 $80.00
Veterinary Technician $36.00 $57.60

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Animal Holding Services Table: Technical services
Technical services Canadian academic International academic
Technical assistance regular/15 minute interval $9.00 $14.40
Technical assistance OT/15 minute interval $13.50 $21.60
Technician – service request weaning/litter $6.00 $9.60
Technician – overdue weaning/litter $9.00 $14.40
Surgical area set-up $36.00 $57.60
Anesthetic machine (isoflurane)/hour $15.00 $24.00
Ear ID & tissue collection for genotyping/litter less than 21 days $7.50 $12.00
Ear ID & tissue collection for genotyping/weaned cage $3.75 $6.00
Autoclave of prepackaged items $5.00 $8.00
Autoclave of non-packaged items $7.00 $11.20
Veterinary medication contact us contact us

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Animal Holding Services Table: Export and Import Services
Import/Export services Canadian academic International academic
Preparation of TCP veterinary letters $40.00 $64.00
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) permit $20.00 $32.00
Administration $40.00 $64.00
Courier contact us contact us
Packing/15 minute interval $9.00 $14.40
Van transport - downtown core flat fee $30.00 $48.00
Van transport - outside of downtown core / km plus downtown core flat fee $0.60 $0.96

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Animal Holding Services Table Mouse orders
Mouse orders Canadian academic International academic
Mouse order (approved commercial vendor) contact us contact us
Mouse order (TCP breeding colony) contact us contact us
Mouse procurement fee per mouse $1.60 $2.56