Zoo/Exotic Pathology Service

2825 KOVR Drive
West Sacramento, CA 95605



Welcome to Zoo/Exotic Pathology Service.

Established in 1984, Zoo / Exotic Pathology Service is an independent laboratory exclusively devoted to the needs of Zoological Parks, Aquariums, and Veterinarians in avian and exotic animal practice.

Join Dr. Drury Reavill during the Reptile Anatomy Review and Necropsy Techniques Lab (4 hours) on August 28, 2016 at 1:30 - 5:30 pm at Exoticscon 2016

Prepare to be amazed and fascinated learning reptile anatomy and necropsy techniques with two premier instructors, Drs. Drury Reavill and Jeanette Wyneken. The first part of the workshop will be a lecture supported by images and video of necropsies.  The remainder of the workshop will be focused evaluating specimens, including lizards, snakes and tortoise/turtles.

If you are attending Exoticscon 2016 in Portland, the Research and Pathology Forum is not to be missed!!  

The Research and Pathology Forum is about a 2 hour, lecturer by-invite, presentation. There are no proceedings or notes or handouts. 
Co-organizers: Drury Reavill, DAVBP (avian, reptile & amphibian), DACVP and Glenn Olsen, DVM PhD
Galleria North & South
Monday, August 29th, 5:45 to 7:45 PM

The four speakers for 2016

1) Respiratory pathology of ferrets experimentally infected with pandemic 1918 and 2009 H1N1 influenza viruses 
David J. Gasper, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVP
Pacific Zoo & Wildlife Diagnostics

2) Research into the gulf coast oil spill (Deepwater Horizon) and its effects on avian species 
Ryan Takeshita and Karen Dean | Associate/Scientist | Abt Associates
1881 Ninth Street, Suite 201 | Boulder, Colorado 80302

3) The Reptile Hepatic Portal System: Location Matters!
Christoph Mans, Dr. med. vet., Dipl. ACZM
Clinical Assistant Professor, Zoological Medicine
School of Veterinary Medicine
University of Wisconsin-Madison

4) Cryptococcus & coccidiomycosis in the Pacific Northwest: An environmental, animal, and public health perspective 
Ron Wohrle DVM
Public Health Veterinarian
Zoonotic Disease Surveillance and Prevention
Office of Environmental Public Health Sciences
Washington State Department of Health
Email:  ron.wohrle@doh.wa.gov


Histopathology for diagnosis of disease processes affecting mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish.

  Complete gross necropsy including histopathology

  Special Techniques

   Telephone Consultation


  Forensic Consultation

  Rapid Turn Around

Please browse our website to learn more about the pathology services we provide to veterinarians.

Rabbit Sex Cord Stromal Tumors: Prevalence, Treatment Recommendations and Prognosis (AEMV Research Grant Funded) - Poster Presentation

Joanna Corey, DVM Candidate 2016

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Testicular Cyst in a Red Tegu (Tupinambis rufescens) - Poster Presentation

Kristian J. Krause, DVM, DABVP, Drury R. Reavill, DVM, DACVP, DABVP, Scott H. Weldy, DVM

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