Our Motto
    “Promoting, Training and Education of laboratory animal technicians and the public in the use of laboratory animals in research” reflects our commitment to both science and animal welfare.
  • AALAS is dedicated to the humane care and treatment of laboratory animals and the quality research that leads to scientific gains that benefit both people and animals. 

  • National AALAS has eight separate districts.District 6 The Minnesota Branch, the only AALAS branch in the state of MN, is a part of District 6 which is composed of Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin and Wyoming. 





  • We accomplish our goals by providing a social and professional network for people working with laboratory animals; training programs; access to vendors of laboratory animals and research and animal care products; and public outreach programs.