The American Society of Animal Science fosters the discovery, sharing and application of scientific knowledge concerning the care and responsible use of animals to enhance animal and human health and well-being.
These core principles and beliefs are the foundation for ASAS and will guide the implementation of
this 5-year strategic plan.
Animals are essential to human life and well-being.
The care and use of animals are held to the highest standards of integrity and professional
Research and scientific information are communicated in an open, transparent, and dynamic
Career development for animal scientists, educators, and producers is essential to the viability
of the allied and animal industries.
Animal science and the production of animal-sourced foods must continually evolve to meet
the needs and values of society.