The majority of the operating costs of the AR unit is recovered by a charge-back system to users for the services rendered or material obtained. Costs charged to the user include animal procurement, animal maintenance, and associated services.
Every attempt is made to establish equitable per diem and service rates based on established cost-accounting and rate-setting procedures.
Per diem rates include routine housing and care, feeding a standard diet, watering, and sanitation. Any other activities requested by the user will be on a charge-back basis.