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Goat and Sheep Testing

Goat & Sheep Testing

WADDL is a nationally recognized, AAVLD accredited, full-service, veterinary testing laboratory.

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Aquaculture Testing

We are one of the very few certified laboratories in the nation providing services to the fish sector of the aquaculture industry and performed over 26,000 aquatic health assays last year.

WADDL Groundbreaking

Construction Begins

The new facility will allow WADDL to continue to serve as a critical resource for the state, region, and nation.


Welcome to WADDL

WADDL's mission is to provide accurate, state-of-the-art, timely, and cost-effective diagnostic services, consultation, disease surveillance and outreach in order to safeguard animal health, the food supply and public health and to contribute to Washington State University and the College of Veterinary Medicine through discovery, scholarly activity, and education.


WADDL News

  • Rabbits in Field
    07.19.2019
    DEADLY RABBIT DISEASE CONFIRMED ON ORCAS ISLAND
    The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has confirmed a case of rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus 2 (RHDV2) in a domestic rabbit on Orcas Island. RHD is a viral disease that causes sudden death in rabbits and can be spread through contact with infected rabbits, their meat or their fur, or materials coming in contact with them. On July 9, the Washington State Veterinarian's Office received a report of a dead domestic pet rabbit from a veterinarian clinic on Orcas Island. The veterinarian and the owner suspected possible RHD and contacted the State Veterinarian’s Office. The remains of the dead rabbit were sent to state and federal animal disease labs for testing. On July 18, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the disease.
    WSDA
  • WADDL design Phase II
  • elkhoofresearchfacility
    05.13.2019
    WSU begins elk hoof disease research facility construction
    Construction began this week on the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s elk hoof disease research facility. Demolition of an existing structure on the Pullman campus will make way for the construction of the facility, estimated to cost $1.2 million when complete and to take up to a year to construct. The state of the art facility will house captive elk needed to study the disease in a secure, controlled environment.
    WSU Insider
  • WSU Shield
  • episode-14 the silence of the frogs
    03.19.2019
    The Silence of the Frogs
    In the mid-1990s, investigators identified a mysterious and seemingly unstoppable killer. Its name? Chytrid. Its prey? Frogs. Since then, the disease has ravaged frog populations worldwide, and despite decades of research there’s still no cure.
    Smithsonian

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Bustad Hall Room 155N
Pullman WA 99164-7034

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