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Test Laboratories for Pet Products

APPA provides a variety of information to assist its members. To assist our members in testing their products we are providing a list of laboratories that provide analytical testing to the pet product industry. Please note that by providing this information, APPA only has general knowledge about these laboratories and does not endorse or approve of any of these facilities. In providing this list APPA does not suggest that this list is a complete listing of all analytical laboratories that may test pet products. Please contact us if there are additional laboratories you would like to see included on this list.

Name of the LaboratorySpecialtyAddressPhoneContact PersonEmail/ Website
A&A Laboratories Nutrient analysis,
Pesticide residues,
Mycotoxin Testing
1000 Backus Ave.
Springdale, AR 72764



ABC Research Laboratories Microbiological Testing, Nutrient analysis,
GMO screening,
Drug/Antibiotic/Pesticide residues,
Mycotoxin testing, FDA Detained Product Resolution
3437 SW 24th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32607 352-372-0436  John Laxson




 Adolph Lutz Institute  Nutrient Analysis  Av. Dr. Arnaldo, 351
Sao Paulo/ SP - CEP 1246-902

Food Lab -  ext. 2104
Food Microbiology lab - ext 2110
Antibiotics lab- ext 2133





 Alpha MOS  Nutrient Analysis, Nutraceutical analysis 20, Avenue Diddier Daurat
31400 Toulouse, FRANCE
+ 33-562-47-53-80  



For the US: amusa@alpha-mos.com


Anresco Laboratories
Nutrient Labeling, Pesticide Residue, FDA Import Detentions, and Microbiology analyses 1370 Van Dyke Ave,
San Francisco, CA  94124
Amanda Eisenberg



Barrow-Agee Laboratories
(Pet Food and Treats)
Nutrient analysis,
GMO screening
Drug/Antibiotic/ Pesticide residues,
Mycotoxin testing
1555 Three Place, Memphis, TN 38116 901-332-1590 Michel Hawkins



 Blue Ridge Kennel  Nutrient Analysis  PO Box 1207
Wetumpka, Alabama 36092
334-567-8195  Paul Plessner  paulcplessner@msn.com
 Bureau Veritas  Consumer Products, Pet Toys        http://www.bureauveritas.com/wps/wcm/connect/bv_com/Group
 Central Testing Laboratory Ltd.  Nutrient Analysis, Microbiological assay, Drug/antibiotic/pesticide residues, Mycotoxin testing  Unit 9 - 851 Lagimodiere Blvd.; Winnipeg, Manitoba R2J 3K4
204-237-9128    info@ctl.mb.ca
Consumer Lab Dietary Supplements 333 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains, NY 10605 914-722-9149   subscription@consumerlab.com
Cornell University-NEAS Nutrient analysis,
Drug/Antibiotic/ Pesticide residues,
Mycotoxin testing
777 Warren Road, Ithaca, NY 14850 607-257-2345    Jh119@cornell.edu
Cornerstone Technologies GMO screening,
Drug/Antibiotic/ Pesticide residues
1555 Three Place, Memphis, TN 38116-3507 901-398-4001 Karen Childers kchilders@cornerstonelab.com
Craft Technologies Nutrient and Nutraceutical analysis 4344 Frank Price Church Rd. Wilson, NC 27893 252-206-7071   info@crafttechnologies.com  
Diversified Laboratories Drug/Antibiotic/ Pesticide residues 4150 Lafayette Center Drive #600
Chantilly, Virginia 20151



ETL SEMKO Electric   800-967-5352   http://www.intertek-etlsemko.com/portal/page/cust_portal/ITK_PGR/
Eurofins/ GeneScan GMO Screening,
Drug/Antibiotic/Pesticide Residues,
Product Safety

3507 Delaware

Des Moines, IA 50313


(515) 265-1461   http://www.gmotesting.com/
Genetic ID, Inc.

GMO Screening

Animal Speciation

Pathogen/Microbiological Testing


504 N 4th St

Fairfield, IA 52556





Great Lakes Scientific Chemical analysis 2847 Lawrence Street Stevensville, Michigan 49127 269-429-1000    http://www.glslab.com/
Holmes Laboratories Nutrient analysis,
Mycotoxin testing
3559 US Rt. 62Millersburg, OH 44654 330-893-2933  



Insect Control and Research, Inc. Tick and Flea Products 1330 Dillon Heights Ave, Catonsville, MD 21228 410-747-4500 Dr. Robin Todd



Insight Laboratories Childrens' and Pet Toys and Products (lead paint, small parts rule, lead in metal, lead in non-metal products)
CPSC Approved third party lab.

50 Carnation Ave
Floral Park, NY 11001 

 516-355-9900 (ext 22)


 Dierdre Bligh  dbligh@insightlabs.com
Integrated Biomolecule Corporation / IBC Labs Nutrient and Nutraceutical analysis,
Microbiological assay,
Drug/antibiotic/pesticide residues,
GMO screening,
Mycotoxin testing
2005 E Innovation Park Drive, Tuscan, AZ 85737    




Consumer Products, Pet Toys

Animal choking risk assessment

Quality assurance, i.e. Test-to-Failure

Canine/Feline bite & tear tests


2107 Swift Dr. Ste 200

Oak Brook, IL 60523


Nicole Anusevich





 Intertek Hong Kong

 Safety Assessment on Pet's Product

- Toxicity Testing in Materials

- Food Grade Testing

- Pet's food Nutrients & Additive Analysis

- Usability testing in Accessories & Utensils



576 Castle Peak Road|2nd Floor, Garment Centre

Kowloon, Hong Kong


 852 2173 8644

  Yandy Pak




Iowa Testing Laboratories, Inc. Nutrient analysis,
Mycotoxin testing
Highway 17 North - P.O. Box 188 - Eagle Grove, IA 50533 515-448-4741   feed@iowatestinglabs.com
Kansas State University Veterinary Diagnostic Lab Mycotoxin testing Mosier Hall, 1800 Dension, Manhattan, KS 66506 866-512-5650   mailto:dlaboffice@vet.ksu.eduk-state.edu 
Kennelwood Inc. Nutrient and Nutraceutical analysis,
Microbiological assay, Drug/antibiotic/pesticide residues
1913 N. Staley Road, Champaign, IL 61822 217-356-3539 Stephanie Pillischafske dowatts@aol.com  
Kingfisher International Inc. Dog and Cat colonies available for research and product testing;
Pet food and supplement testing; Palatability trials;
GLP pharmaceutical testing;
Clinical trials using client-owned animals; Pet toy and treat evaluation;
67 Edward Street
Stouffville, Ontario, CANADA  L4A 1A4
905-642-3712  Dr. Jonathan Hare  jhare@kingfisherint.com
Lipid Technologies, LLC Nutrient and Nutraceutical analysis P.O. Box 216, Austin, MN 55912 507-437-6483 Doug Bibus bibus@smig.net
Medallion Laboratories Pesticide residues,
Nutrient analysis,
GMO screening,
Mycotoxin testing
9000 Plymouth Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55427 763-764-4453    info@medlabs.com  
Midwest Laboratories, Inc.
(Pet Food and Treats)
Nutrient and Nutraceutical analysis,
Microbiological assay,
Drug/antibiotic/pesticide residues,
GMO screening,
Mycotoxin testing
13611 B. Street, Omaha, NE 68144 402-334-7770  John Torpy torpy@midwestlabs.com  
Neogen Corporation GMO screening,
Mycotoxin testing,
Ruminant by-products
620 Lesher Place, Lansing, MI 48912 517-372-9200   neogencorp@aol.com
New Jersey Feed Lab, Inc. Nutrient analysis,
Mycotoxin testing
1686 Fifth Street, Trenton, NJ 08638 609-882-6800   lab@njfl.com  
NP Analytical Laboratories Nutrient and Nutraceutical analysis,
Microbiological assay,
Drug/antibiotic/pesticide residues,
Mycotoxin testing
Checkboard Square St. Louis, MO 63164 314-982-1310  



Oklahoma State University Center for Pet and Animal Food Palatability Studies Design, data-analysis and interpretation of results  to determine palatability of a feed or petfood. Includes a wide variety of animals.  Stillwater, OK Food and Agricultural Products Research & Technology Center
Dr Tim Bowser



Ontario Nutri Labs Nutrient analysis,
Palatability trials,
Digestibility, Urine pH
Fergus, Ontario, Canada N1M2W4 519-843-5669    
Panelis   Palatability testing and Studies on pets' feeding behavior  Z.A.de Gohelis
56250 Elven
 33 (0) 2 97 53 02 36    panelis2@diana-ingredients.com
Percept Technologies Labs Electric

4888 Pearl East Cir. #110
Boulder, Colorado 80301




 Pet Food Solution Inc Palatability testing      



PetSci, LLC  Humane pet and animal food and product  testing  1010 West Osage Drive
Stillwater, OK 74075
405-269-9796 Dr Charles Abramson
Dr Tim Bowser
Precision Analytical Laboratories Nutrient analysis,
Microbiological assay,
Drug/antibiotic/pesticide residues,
Mycotoxin testing,
Urine pH
225 North Mt. Olive, Siloam Springs, AR 72761 479.238.1445  Jack Martin www.palnwa.com  
Prince Agri Products, Inc./ Universal Testing Nutrient analysis,
Mycotoxin testing
229 Radio Road, Quincy, IL 62305 217-222-8872  Erich Jacobsen erichjacobsen@mineral-analysis.com  
Product Safety Labs Pet Toys

2394 Highway 130, Suite E.  Dayton, NJ

732-438-5100 Ms Rhonda Krick



Professional Laboratory and Research Services, Inc., Pet Food and Treats NC Highway 32 N. Corapeake, NC 27926 252-465-8686 Robyn Slone or Larry Cruthers  
Romer Labs Inc Mycotoxin testing 1301 Stylemaster Drive  Union, MO 63084 636-583-8600 Charla Stone office@romerlabs.com
 SafTest, Inc  chemistry - lipid peroxides, free fatty acids, rapid stress studies to predict stability and shelf life studies  29525 Fountain Pkwy.
Solon, OH 44139
United States
800-848-1163    http://www.mpbio.com/index.php?cPath=374_667_676
SDK Laboratories Nutrient analysis,
Microbiological assay,
Drug/antibiotic/pesticide residues,
Mycotoxin testing,
1000 Corey Road, PO Box 886, Hutchinson, KS 67504


SGS North America, Inc.  Nutrient and Nutraceutical analysis, Microbiological assay, Drug/antibiotic/pesticide residues, GMO screening, Mycotoxin testing, Research studies for petfood manufacturing, Development of new testing capabilities 241 34th Avenue, Brookings, SD 57006,  877-692-7611 Kalyn Brix or Angela Carlson www.sgs.com/us-analytical
Sherburne Pet Food Testing Center Palatability trials 161 Sanitarium Road, Sherburne NY 13464     sptc@clarityconnect.com  
Shuster Laboratories, Inc. (STR Companies)  Quality Assurance for consumer hard goods, i.e. toys, textiles. Quality Assurance. Auditing /Regulatory Services for food, nutrition supplements, i.e.Nutrient analysis,
Microbiological assay,
Drug/antibiotic/pesticide residues. Corporate Social responsibility and Supply Chain Security.
85 John Road, Canton, MA 02021 781-821-2200 Katie M. Griffin



Silliker, Inc Nutrient analysis,
Microbiological assay,
Drug/antibiotic/pesticide residues,
Mycotoxin testing
900 Maple Road, Homewood, IL 60430 708-957-7878   info@siliker.com
Sinclair Research Center Palatability trials,
Complete and balance claims,
Digestibility, Advanced nutritional testing,
Testing for claims to be submitted to FDA.
PO Box 658 Columbia, MO 65205 537-387-4400 Dr. Guy Bouchard Sinclair@sinclairresearch.com
Southern Testing & Research Laboratories Nutrient analysis,
Microbiological assay,
GMO screening,
Drug/antibiotic/pesticide residues,
Mycotoxin testing
3809 Airport Drive Wilson, NC 27896 252-237-4175   techserv@southerntesting.com  
Summit Ridge Farms Palatability trials, VOHC Dental Trials,
Complete and balance claims,
Stool Quality, Digestibility, Urine pH,
AAFCO testing, Product safety testing,
Customized tests available
4526 State Route 2073
Susquehanna, PA 18847
570-756-2656 Ext: 13 Ryan Krupovich ryan@srfarms.com
Still Meadow Inc
(Pet Food and Treats)
Animal health,
Analytical Services: Product Chemistry
12852 Park One Drive E Sugar Land, TX 77478 281-240-8448 Lori Carter justask@stillmeadow.com
Trilogy Analytical Laboratory Nutraceutical analysis,
GMO screening,
Mycotoxin testing
111 W. 4th Street Washington, MO 63090 636-239-1521   kraig@trilogylabs.com  
Vicam L.P. Microbiological assay,
Mycotoxin testing
313 Pleasant Street; Watertown, MA 02472 617-926-7065 Jennifer Smith Vicam@vicam.com
Wareen Analytical Laboratory
(Pet Food and Treats)
Nutrient and Nutraceutical analysis,
Microbiological assay,
GMO screening,
Drug/antibiotic/pesticide residues,
Mycotoxin testing
650 "O" Street, Greeley, CO 80631 970-304-7100   avagnino@warrenlab.com  
Woodson-Tenent (Eurofins Scientific) Pet Food and Treats 3507 Delaware Ave Des Moines, IA 50305 515-266-5453    
Young Veterinary Research Services Tick and Flea Products Turlock, CA 95380 209-632-1919 Dr. David Young or Corey Young