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Department of Comparative Medicine (DCM) has eight centralized facilities comprising over 80,000 sq. ft of animal housing and service areas. Four of these facilities are located within the Health Sciences Center (HSC). Center for Human Development and Disability is one block away. Roosevelt is one mile from the main facility. Harborview Research and Training is 5 miles away. South Lake Union facility is 2.5 miles away. All of the animal housing facilities are specific pathogen free (SPF) for rodents. DCM provides for the daily care of approximately 100,000 mice and 1,900 rats, as well as a variety of larger species.