Veterinary Diagnostic and Pathology Services

Veterinary Diagnostic Testing

Across our network of five laboratories, we offer a comprehensive veterinary diagnostic testing service. Click on a service to find out more.


Diagnostic Disciplines

Our testing services encompass the disciplines of biochemistry, haematology, microbiology, parasitology, serology, histology and cytology. Find out more about these disciplines here.

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Feed, Feed Meal and Tallow Testing

Gribbles Labnet offers a comprehensive IANZ accredited service for feed and meal testing, including meat and bone meal, blood meal, fishmeal and feather meal.

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Food Testing

Gribbles Labnet offers a comprehensive range of food product testing, including both analytical chemistry and microbiology from its Dunedin laboratory.

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Export Testing (live animal and germplasm)

Gribbles Veterinary was New Zealand's first privately owned laboratory to be accredited to carry out serological and microbiological testing for live animal and germplasm export, and we continue to be accredited under the Ministry for Primary Industries' Recognised Laboratory Programme (formerly Export Laboratory Programme).

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Veterinary Pathology Services

Gribbles Veterinary employs veterinarians trained in both anatomic and clinical pathology. Anatomic pathologists are trained in the mechanisms of cellular injury, inflammation and repair, immunology, neoplasia, and tissue injury associated with micro organisms and other agents. Throughout their extensive careers, many of our veterinary pathologists have developed special areas of interest and expertise, allowing us to offer our clients a range of specialist pathology services, including fish and aquatic, poultry and avian, wildlife and exotic, and post-mortem and expert witness services.

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GLP & Research Services

Over a period of several years, Gribbles Veterinary has established itself as a world class research service provider, delivering bespoke testing solutions to local and international researchers from industry and academia alike. Australasia's only veterinary laboratory accredited for compliance with the OECD standards of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), we offer a comprehensive range of tests and associated services which fall broadly under Toxicologic Pathology and Clinical Chemistry and Immunology.

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