Histopathology Services

Specialty Exotic Animal Pathology


Pacific Zoo & Wildlife Diagnostics, Vet. Corp. offers a full range of diagnostic histopathology and cytology as well as disease consultation services for exotic companion animals, wildlife, and zoological animal collections.  David J. Gasper, DVM, PhD, is the primary pathologist and immunologist for PZWD.  He is a board certified veterinary anatomic pathologist specializing in the diagnostic and comparative pathology of wildlife, zoo, and exotic companion animals as well as animal models of infectious diseases of humans.

To provide fast and reliable shipping, processing, and evaluation of your samples, PZWD works closely with Animal Reference Pathology, LLC,  a global provider of veterinary laboratory diagnostic services.  All tissue samples and slides should be submitted to PZWD via Animal Reference Pathology through the link in the side menu. All service fees are coordinated by ARP in collaboration with PZWD.

Contact Dr. Gasper at PZWD:  pathology@pzwd.us or call 1 (855) ZOO-WILD