The Laboratory Small Ruminant details basic information and common procedures for individuals performing research with small ruminants. Details include duties of animal husbandry, regulatory compliance, and technical procedures. It is designed to assist in the humane care and use of small ruminants in the laboratory and to provide immediate information for investigators, technicians, and animal caretakers. It includes references to alternative procedures and methods and offers possible sources and suppliers of animals, feed, sanitation supplies, cages, and research and veterinary supplies. Researchers, investigators, lab technicians and animal caretakers will need this resource.