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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:

Anresco Laboratories
Nutrient Labeling, Pesticide Residue, FDA Import Detentions, and Microbiology analyses 1375 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
 Bureau Veritas  Consumer Products, Pet Toys
 Central Testing Laboratory Ltd.  Nutrient Analysis, Microbiological assay, Drug/antibiotic/pesticide residues, Mycotoxin testing  Unit 9 - 851 Lagimodiere Blvd.; Winnipeg, Manitoba R2J 3K4
Chestnut Labs

Food Microbiology and Chemistry Testing

FSMA Training


Education and Training Courses

Missouri lab:

2835 N. Oak Grove Ave

Springfield, MO 65803

New York lab:

720 Warren Road
Ithaca, NY 14850


Trevor Brown

Consumer Lab Dietary Supplements 333 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains, NY 10605 914-722-9149
Cornell University-NEAS Nutrient analysis,
Drug/Antibiotic/ Pesticide residues,
Mycotoxin testing
777 Warren Road, Ithaca, NY 14850 607-257-2345
Cornerstone Technologies GMO screening,
Drug/Antibiotic/ Pesticide residues
1555 Three Place, Memphis, TN 38116-3507 901-398-4001 Karen Childers
Craft Technologies Nutrient and Nutraceutical analysis 4344 Frank Price Church Rd. Wilson, NC 27893 252-206-7071  
Diversified Laboratories Drug/Antibiotic/ Pesticide residues 4150 Lafayette Center Drive #600
Chantilly, Virginia 20151

Eurofins/ GeneScan GMO Screening,
Drug/Antibiotic/Pesticide Residues,
Product Safety

3507 Delaware

Des Moines, IA 50313


(515) 265-1461
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
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
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




Azo Dyes Colorant

Cadmium and Lead Content

Colorfastness to Saliva

Dishwasher Safe

Food Grade Test (FDA, EU, LFGB)

Food Nutrients & Additive Analysis

Heavy Metal Content

Microbiological & Toxins Testing

Phthalates Content

Resistance to Corrosion

Safety Assessment

Sharp Points / Edges




Bowls, Feeders and Waterers

Care Accessories e.g. Toothbrushes

Cat Litter Boxes

Cat Scratching Trees

Collars & Leashes

Dog Houses and Kennels

Grooming Products


Pet Carriers & Transport Boxes

Pet Cages & Bed

Pet Clothing

Pet Food

Pet Training Products

Pet Toys and more



2107 Swift Dr. Ste 200

Oak Brook, IL 60523


 Michael Knott and Denise Chan

Iowa Testing Laboratories, Inc. Nutrient analysis,
Mycotoxin testing
Highway 17 North - P.O. Box 188 - Eagle Grove, IA 50533 515-448-4741  
Kansas State University Veterinary Diagnostic Lab Mycotoxin testing Mosier Hall, 1800 Dension, Manhattan, KS 66506 866-512-5650
Kennelwood Inc. Nutrient and Nutraceutical analysis,
Microbiological assay, Drug/antibiotic/pesticide residues
1913 N. Staley Road, Champaign, IL 61822 217-356-3539 Stephanie Pillischafske  
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
Lipid Technologies, LLC Nutrient and Nutraceutical analysis P.O. Box 216, Austin, MN 55912 507-437-6483 Doug Bibus  
Medallion Laboratories Pesticide residues,
Nutrient analysis,
GMO screening,
Mycotoxin testing
9000 Plymouth Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55427 763-764-4453
Microbac Laboratories, Inc Nutrient analysis, 
Microbiological assay, 
GMO screening, 
Drug/antibiotic/pesticide residues, 
Mycotoxin testing
101 Bellevue Rd, Ste 301, Pittsburgh, PA  15229
412-459-1060 Debra Elliott

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
Neogen Corporation GMO screening,
Mycotoxin testing,
Ruminant by-products
620 Lesher Place, Lansing, MI 48912 517-372-9200  
New Jersey Feed Lab, Inc. Nutrient analysis,
Mycotoxin testing
1686 Fifth Street, Trenton, NJ 08638 609-882-6800  
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 Gohelis
56250 Elven
 33 (0) 2 97 53 02 36
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  
Prince Agri Products, Inc./ Universal Testing Nutrient analysis,
Mycotoxin testing
229 Radio Road, Quincy, IL 62305 217-222-8872  Erich Jacobsen  
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
 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
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
Sherburne Pet Food Testing Center Palatability trials 161 Sanitarium Road, Sherburne NY 13464  
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  
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  
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
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
Trilogy Analytical Laboratory Nutraceutical analysis,
GMO screening,
Mycotoxin testing
111 W. 4th Street Washington, MO 63090 636-239-1521  
Vicam L.P. Microbiological assay,
Mycotoxin testing
313 Pleasant Street; Watertown, MA 02472 617-926-7065 Jennifer Smith  
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  
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