Welcome to Mouse Specifics

We provide innovative solutions for the physiological study of models of human diseases. Our instruments and services empower researchers to generate higher quality translatable data faster and at lower cost. Explore the resources here or contact our scientists today to learn how Mouse Specifics can transform your pre-clinical research.


DigiGait is now the most widely published ventral plane videography instrumentation available for gait analysis in laboratory animals. Voluntary and treadmill walking, DigiGait performs gait analysis of mice and rats over a range of walking and running speeds.


The ECGenie is a rapid non-invasive solution for recording electrocardiograms in conscious mice, rats, and guinea pigs. Applications include arrhythmia detection, health monitoring, and drug screening in fragile transgenic and knockout animals, including pups.

Heart of the Matter

The ECGenie non-invasively records the ECG in conscious mice from day 1 of life. All ECG intervals, and heart rate variability in the time and frequency domain are reported. In vitro?

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Walk This Way

Are your animals moving strangely? The DigiGait Imaging System provides complete postural and kinematic gait analysis for your lab animals, over a range of speeds and inclines  providing the best opportunity to identify gait disturbances.

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Happy Patients

Lab animals are like people in that they assume the health care system is going to do everything possible to ensure their well-being. How is their blood pressure? Are they getting a balanced diet? Are the neonates gaining weight? Let’s keep track and make data driven decisions!

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DigiGait How-it-Works So Well


Fast and Easy ECG in Awake Laboratory Animals


Latest Blog Posts

A New Lead for Better Lab Animal Welfare

Quite possibly you are already using the ECGenie in your pre-clinical research, to non-invasively monitor the heart of your awake laboratory animals. We are quite proud of this elegant device to non-invasively study the heart of conscious rodents, and are always thinking of ways to improve and ext[...]

CALAS Toronto 2016

Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science    Annual Meeting   Much like the Toronto Blue Jay’s performances, CALAS 2016 was a grand slam. A great venue, great colleagues, and cutting edge research all contributed to the big win for the 55th Annual Symposium held at the Fairmont H[...]

The Bubble Man’s Walk to Bermuda - Time for Serious Gait Analysis

Mouse Specifics, Inc. is serious about providing a useful quantitative instrument to the research community to advance better understanding of animal models of human movement disorders. DigiGait is the most widely published treadmill gait analysis system available . The ability to walk and run is co[...]