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88 -- Canines (Canus familiaris) Dogs

Notice Date
Notice Type
Solicitation Notice
Contracting Office
Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Contracts Operations Branch 6701 Rockledge Dr RKL2/6100 MSC 7902, Bethesda, MD, 20892-7902
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Michael Clarkson, Contract Specialist, Phone (301) 435-0366, Fax (301) 480-3345, - Jeffrey Curry, Contract Specialist, Phone 301-435-0352, Fax 301-480-3345,
E-Mail Address
mc526x@nih.gov, curryj@nhlbi.nih.gov
It is the intent of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of Research Services (ORS), Division of Intramural Research (DIR), Veterinary Resources Program (VRP) to purchase canines (Canus familiaris) dogs for NIH research projects via indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contracts according to NIH specifications. The successful contractor shall furnish specific breeds of canines which have been bred and raised exclusively for biomedical research as specified in their submitted pricing document. The contractor shall provide and deliver animals that meet specifications established by individual orders. In addition, canines shall be purpose bred in an established closed breeding colony maintained by the contractor to produce healthy laboratory dogs. The contractor shall be regularly engaged in the breeding, raising, and transport of the specified animals, which are free of physical and heritable defects and are of quality health and temperament as stated herein. The contractor shall comply with all federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to the acquisition, registration, care, disposition and transportation of dogs. The contractor shall be licensed by the USDA as a Class A dealer in accordance with the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) and shall comply with all standards of the Act. The contractor's husbandry practices and physical facilities shall be maintained in compliance with USDA standards and the recommendations in the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. Dogs shall be socialized. The North American Industry Classification (NAICS) Code is 424520, Size Standard is 100 employees, is identified for this requirement. Multiple award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contracts are anticipated for an award for this requirement. There are no set-aside restrictions for this requirement. Awards may be made to all qualified large businesses, small business and educational institutional that are capable and deemed technically acceptable to supply and house the nonhuman primates. The Solicitation document will be released on or about June 16, 2003, with proposals due on or about July 1, 2003. All requests for the solicitation document must be in writing, citing Solicitation Number: NHLBI-PS-2003-083. Requests may be submitted by mail to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Contracts Operations Branch, Procurement Section, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Rockledge Building 2, Suite 6042, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-7902, Attention: Mr. Michael G. Clarkson or e-mailed to clarksom@nhlbi.nih.gov . Requests may be Faxed to (301) 480-3345. All requests must cite the Company Name, Address, Telephone Number, and the Name and Title of the Company Representative. All responsible sources may submit a proposal, which if timely received, shall be considered by the agency.
Place of Performance
Address: 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Maryland
Zip Code: 20892
Country: USA
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