Policy On Returning Animals For Final Disposition

Due to public health and safety concerns, as of November 19, 2012 we will no longer perform cosmetic necropsies or return animal remains. We will still allow cremation service companies to pick up animals for private cremations at the Auburn Laboratory (except in the case of animals that have tested positive for rabies or otherwise carry an increased risk of disease transmission). Cremation is a separate service offered by outside companies, and will need to be arranged by the animal’s owner before the animal is submitted.