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Biovet, briefly, background, etc.

Biovet, briefly

Biovet is a biotechnology company providing unique expertise in the field of diagnostics for animal health and agro-industry specialists. Biovet operates a USDA and CFIA certified laboratory offering a complete array of innovative diagnostic services for veterinarians.

Additionally, Biovet is the only Canadian company to develop, manufacture and market animal diagnostic kits. The head office is located in Saint-Hyacinthe, within the city of biotechnology, with a subsidiary in the United States.

Biovet employs more than 50 people including 15 scientists. The company is active internationally particularly in North America and Europe.


Biovet’s mission, as an innovative partner of veterinarians, is to provide veterinary and agri-food markets worldwide a quick and efficient North American laboratory service as well as high-performance diagnostic kits

Biovet in photos

Biovet Head Office
Award Prix de la Technopole in 2009
Biochemistry-haematology laboratory
Serology laboratory
Molecular biology (PCR) laboratory
Molecular biology (PCR) laboratory
Microbiology, Agri-food and water analysis
Research and Development Department
Development of ELISA kits
Development of diagnostic kits
Luminex platform that allows in a single reaction to simultaneously diagnose up to 500 diseases
Equipment and training
Clinical pathologist
Services techniques

© Photos: Patrick Roger, Photographer


Technicienne en laboratoire / Laboratory technician

© Photos: Patrick Roger, Photographe

As a leader in diagnostics, Biovet has a whole team of scientists and technicians. To maintain our status as a reference laboratory as well as supporting our constant growth, we are continuously looking for new employees.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits (group insurance, etc.).

Interested in joining our team? Please send your resume to our Human Resources Department.

Company background

From 1991 to 2002
From 2003 to 2005
From 2006 and 2009
From 2010 to 2012
From 2013 to 2015
From 2016 to 2018


New qPCR kits and several new tests

Biovet launches several new high performance qPCR kits and therefore can offer its customers a new range of PCR tests implemented by our R & D Department.
Also, our laboratories now offer measurement of SDMA as well as DGGR lipase. These more sensitive and specific tests make it possible to improve the diagnosis for companion animals.
Finally, Biovet obtains a first United States Veterinary Biological Product Permit for Sales and Distribution from the USDA.

© Photo: Patrick Roger, Photographer


New division, new accreditations and new premises

The first Continuous Education for Bovine Practitioners organized by Biovet was very successful.
Biovet USA moves to new, larger premises.
The St-Hyacinthe laboratory receives new accreditations from the SCC.
Biovet is launching a division of DNA analysis that allows, among other things, to diagnose several genetic diseases.

SCC : The Standards Council of Canada


© Photo: Patrick Roger, Photographer


$2.25 million expansion for Biovet facilities

The construction of two new areas totalling nearly 10,000 square feet and a reorganization of existing premises that includes the development of a new analysis laboratory. This work was made necessary by the growth experienced by Biovet over the past few years. Saint-Hyacinthe Technopole, which owns the building has contributed up to $1.5 million.

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