In-house milk bacteriology testing

Does your clinic do in-house bovine lab testing? AHL is currently offering any clinic in Ontario performing bovine in-house lab work (specifically milk bacteriology) an in-person consultation to review quality assurance practices within your clinic, and testing of split milk samples to strengthen your in-clinic testing.  This service is provided at no charge to the clinic until summer of 2017, and is funded through the Ontario Disease Surveillance Program (DSP).  Take advantage of this excellent service today but contacting Josie Given at 54320 or

AHL security maintenance on Labvantage Server

AHL  will be performing important security maintenance on the Labvantage Server Monday September 5th from 6:00am to 8:00am.

Remote access to our Labvantage LIMS will be unavailable during this time.

We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause.

Have a great Labour Day weekend!

Jim Fairles

Client Services Veterinarian 

Small flock poultry veterinarians

"The Ontario Animal Health Network is starting a listserv for veterinarians who practice on, or wish to receive information on small flock poultry.  Veterinarians will receive pertinent notifications on disease outbreaks, small flock resources, and a forum to discuss small flock issues.

Possible Canada Post strike and Purolator shipping delays

To our valued clients,

Due to the possibility of a Canada Post strike Purolator is currently advising that they cannot guarantee express/next day delivery.   We are recommending that until the Canada Post issue is resolved, non-urgent cases be shipped Monday-Wednesday to avoid the possibility of specimens being held up over the weekend.   Weather is also a factor, and with the increased temperatures this week we are advising that you include extra ice packs to avoid any over-heating/spoiling of specimens. 

Purolator Changes

June 13, 2016

AHL has traditionally offered a prepaid overnight courier service for Ontario clients through Purolator Courier. The good news! This is NOT changing. The method that is used to do this however IS changing.

Sad news - Keith Harron

Sad news - Keith Harron, technical supervisor in the AHL Virology lab section died on May 20th 2016, after a short illness. Keith was well known, especially to many in the poultry and swine industries, and will be missed greatly. Keith is survived by his wife Maureen Harron, an AHL employee in the Histotechnology lab section. Our sincere sympathy goes out to Maureen and her family.


Telephone number for AHL Kemptville

To our valued clients:

The telephone number for AHL Kemptville, 613-258-8320 has been restored. 

We thank you for your patience.

For any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us at:

519-824-4120 ext 54530

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