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Monday February 15th - Family Day

Monday February, 15, 2021 is a STAT holiday there will be no testing done at the Animal Health Laboratory.

Specimen Reception at the Animal Health Laboratory - Guelph location will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for receiving specimens and  for out-of-hours emergency necropsies only (call first).

The Animal Health Laboratory Kemptville will be closed.

Have a safe and Happy Family Day long weekend from everyone at the Animal Health Laboratory!

Clonality testing currently unavailable

Clonality testing is currently unavailable. During this time, please direct any clonality-related questions or inquires to Dr. Rebecca Egan (eganr@uoguelp.ca OR ext. 56712)

AHL Update - specimen reception drop off hours

Please note that our sample drop off box and refrigerator is available 7:00am to 10:00 pm in our specimen reception vestibule (AHL Guelph).

Guelph Hours (Specimen Reception)

Monday to Friday* 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

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

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

November 26th-December courier update

Courier Shipping through December

As many of you are aware, courier shipping during the COVID-19 pandemic has been trying at times. Yesterday we were made aware of a backlog in sorting at the local Purolator depot (this affects ALL couriers and is not specific to Purolator). Packages may/will be delayed! With the upcoming US Thanksgiving/Black Friday weekend, Christmas, and online shopping increases we have some recommendations to keep in mind when shipping your specimens to AHL-Guelph.

Thanksgiving Day Holiday Weekend - AHL Monday October 12th - no testing

To our valued clients,

We hope everyone enjoys this upcoming long weekend. AHL will have no testing available Monday October 12th. Submission drop off at AHL Guelph is available from 7AM to 8PM everyday including Sundays and Holidays. AHL Guelph is open and specimen room staffed on Saturday October 10th from 9AM to 5PM for regular Saturday testing (limited Clinical Pathology and Bacteriology) and emergency Post Mortem submissions and Sunday October 11th and Monday October 12th from 9AM to 5PM for submission drop off and emergency Post Mortem submissions.

Labour Day Holiday Weekend - AHL Monday September 7th - no testing

To our valued clients, we hope everyone enjoys this upcoming long weekend. AHL will have no testing available Monday September 7th. Submission drop off at AHL Guelph is available from 7AM to 8PM everyday including Sundays and Holidays. AHL Guelph is open and specimen room staffed on Saturday September 5th from 9AM to 5PM for regular Saturday testing (limited Clinical Pathology and Bacteriology) and emergency Post Mortem submissions and Sunday September 6th and Monday September 7th from 9AM to 5PM for submission drop off and emergency Post Mortem submissions.

Friday August 14-Power outage at AHL-Kemptville

Please be advised that there is a power outage at our AHL-Kemptville location.  The laboratory will be unable to accession cases for the remainder of the day. 

Thank you for your understanding, 

AHL Client Services

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