Schedule 2 of A(SP)A

Animals to be obtained only from Designated Breeding or Supplying Establishments

Schedule 2 of the Act lists the relevant protected species which are covered by these regulations:

  • Any mouse of the species Mus musculus
  • Any rat of the species Rattus norvegicus
  • Guinea-pig
  • Any hamster of the species Mesocricetus auratus or Cricetulus griseus
  • Any rabbit of the species Oryctolagus cuniculus
  • Dog
  • Cat
  • Primate
  • Any bird of the species Coturnix coturnix (quail)
  • Ferrets
  • Any gerbil of the species Meriones unguiculatus
  • Pigs (if genetically modified)
  • Sheep (if genetically modified)
  • Any frog of the species Xenopus laevis, Xenopus tropicalis, Rana temporaria or Rana pipiens
  • Zebrafish
Updated on 10th May 2019

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