The Oregon Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is fully accredited by the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians and provides a full range of animal disease diagnostic services to veterinarians, livestock producers, and pet owners in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, as well as nationally and internationally. The OVDL works closely with local, state and federal agencies, supporting public health and agricultural biosecurity through diagnostic testing and surveillance for zoonotic and foreign animal diseases. The Laboratory is a member of the National Animal Health Laboratory Network, providing disease response testing in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture.  As a vital contributor to the mission of Oregon State University and the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine, the OVDL provides instruction in the techniques of laboratory diagnostic medicine to professional veterinary medical students.