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Contact Laboratory Services

With over thirty individual laboratories spread over three physical locations, University of Guelph, Laboratory Services has a wide range of services to offer.  Please feel free to contact us to discuss your testing needs:

Agriculture & Food Laboratory (AFL)

Animal Health Laboratory (AHL)

For general inquiries contact our Client Services:

Tel: (519) 767-6299

Toll Free:  1-877-UofG-AFL (1-877-863-4235)

Fax: (519) 767-6240



Hours of Operation

Our reception hours are:

Monday to Friday 7:30 am to 6:00 pm


Mail and Courier

Laboratory Services Division

Agriculture & Food Laboratory

University of Guelph

95 Stone Road West

Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Courier N1G 2Z4 

Mail N1H 8J7


Delivering Samples & Specimens

Sample Reception (rear of building)


Maps & Directions

Agriculture & Food Laboratory Directions 

For general inquiries to GUELPH contact:

Tel:      (519) 824-4120 x54530

Fax:     (519) 821-8072



For Veterinarian inquiries contact:

Client Services Veterinarian
Jim Fairles, DVM, MBA
(519) 824-4120 x54611


For Specimen Reception inquiries contact:

Technical Supervisor

Kris Lesniewski

(519) 824-4120 x54548


For Website inquiries contact:

Helen Oliver, Administrative Assistant

(519) 824-4120 x54538


Hours of Operation


Monday to Friday*         8:15 am to 7:00 pm

Saturday** & Sunday*** 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Statuary Holidays***      9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Closed Christmas Day

 * Telephone extension 54530 is answered 8:30 am to 6:00 pm Monday to Friday and is monitored on weekends. 

During high volume call periods please leave a message at extension 54530 and we will return the call as soon as possible

**Saturday service is limited to Clinical Pathology, Bacteriology, specimen processing and out-of-hours emergency necropsies

***Sundays and Holidays open for specimen processing and out-of-hours emergency necropsies


Monday to Friday   

8:15 am - 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm     


Maps, Delivery & Directions

AHL GUELPH Contact Information 


AHL KEMPTVILLE Contact Information