Where to buy Sprague Dawley rats
Sprague Dawley rats are albino rats commonly used in laboratory procedure or experiments like anti inflammatory test, analgesic, diabetes, sensitization, wound healing, obesity , cholesterol, dengue, blood chemistry, psychological research, toxicological research , pharmacological research etc.
A lot of Universities and institutions are now into bioscience and most of them doesn’t know where to get Sprague Dawley rats. There are atleast 3 institution that sells Sprague Dawley rats namely:
1. Animal House – Standard and testing Division -ITDI DOST
Address: std-itdi DOST compound taguig city
Tel:8372071 local-just say Standard and testing
2. Food and Drug Authority – Animal house
Address: Civic drive, Filinvest Corporate City, Alabang , Muntinlupa City
3. St. Lukes Medical Center –RBD
279 E. Rodriguez Sr. Boulevard Quezon City, 1112 Philippines
You need to reserve 2 months in advance if you want to avail rats especially if you need a lot of animals. But from time to time they have available animals so just call their number to inquire for availability.
Among the three St. Luke’s price is 2 to 3 times compared to STD animal house and FDA animal house.