National Animal Health Laboratory

The Animal Health Laboratory (AHL) at Wallaceville, Wellington is New Zealand's national veterinary laboratory. We diagnose, research and help control animal diseases to protect New Zealand and support trade.

Your guide to sending an animal sample for disease testing.
Learn more about the work our scientists do.

Who to contact

If you have questions about the Animal Health Laboratory:

To report suspected exotic diseases in animals:

  • call 0800 80 99 66.
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