Effective Friday, August 6, 2021:

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  • Per University of Maine guidelines, face coverings are required indoors for any visitor or employee who is not fully vaccinated — on University or non-University property, in University administered facilities, or non-University administered facilities.
  • UMaine Extension is gradually returning to normal operations. Buildings and offices may have different protocols depending on staffing and, with that, we encourage you to call ahead.

Contact University of Maine Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at 207.581.3874 or email umvdl@maine.edu.

UMaine Extension expects to be fully open and returned to normal by the end of August 2021.



Monday Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 



Here's What We Do:

Direct to Animal Owners and Veterinarians

  • Necropsy – Livestock/Poultry
  • Mastitis Testing
  • Salmonella Environmental Testing (FDA Compliant SE Testing)

Veterinarian Submission Only

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Horses
  • Other Pets

The UMaine Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory does not currently have a board-certified pathologist on staff and is not accredited.

For more information on what we do and our policies, visit our About Us page.

Is Your Question About an Animal Not Listed Here? Please Contact Us 

Visit the Maine Veterinary Medical Association website to find a veterinarian in your area.
We encourage all our clients to develop a good working relationship with a clinical veterinarian.

Looking for a Large Animal Veterinarian? Visit the New Farmers website’s What Veterinarians Treat Large Animals? page.

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