Animal Health and Welfare


Firestone, S.M., Christley, R.M., Ward, M.P., Dhand, N.K. (2012) Adding the spatial dimension to the social network analysis of an epidemic: investigation of contact tracing data from the 2007 outbreak of equine influenza in Australia. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2012.01.020 [abstract]

Hayes, E.P.B., Christley, R.M., Dobson, H. (2012) Effects of periparturient events on subsequent culling and fertility in eight UK dairy herds. Veterinary Record, 170: 540, doi:10.1136/vr.100317

Allen K.J., Christley R.M., Birchall M.A. and Franklin S.H. (2012) The efficacy of interventions for dynamic intermittent dorsal displacement of the soft palate: A systematic review. Equine Veterinary Journal, 44(3) 259-266. doi:10.111/j.2042-3306.2011.00385 [Abstract]

Duncan JS, Grove-White D, Moks E, Carroll D, Oultram JW, Phythian CJ, Williams HW (2012).  Impact of footrot vaccination and antibiotic therapy on footrot, and contagious ovine digital dermatitis.  Veterinary Record 170 (18): 462-U61.  IF 1.482.

W.A. Talbot G.L. Pinchbeck D.C. Knottenbelt, S.A. McKane (2012) A randomised, blinded, cross-over study to assess the efficacy of a feed supplement in alleviating the clinical signs of headshaking in 32 horses. Equine Veterinary Journal.  In Press.

Jenny Stavisky, Gina Pinchbeck, Rosalind M Gaskell, Susan Dawson, Alexander J German and Alan D RadfordCross sectional and longitudinal surveys of canine enteric coronavirus infection in kennelled dogs; a molecular marker for biosecurity. Infection, Genetics and Evolution. Apr 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Hughes LA,  Pinchbeck GL, Callaby R, Dawson S, Clegg PD and Williams NJ (2012) Antimicrobial prescribing practice in UK equine veterinary practice. Equine Veterinary Journal. In Press

 Hughes LA, Williams N, Clegg P, Callaby R, Nuttall T, Coyne K,  Pinchbeck G and Dawson S (2012) Cross-sectional survey of antimicrobial prescribing patterns in UK small animal veterinary practice. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 104(3-4):309-16 Jan 4. [Epub ahead of print].

Thomas W. Maddox, Peter D. Clegg, Peter J. Diggle, Amy L. Wedley, Susan Dawson, Gina L. Pinchbeck, Nicola J. Williams (2012).  Cross-sectional Study of Antimicrobial-resistant Bacteria in Horses. Part 1: Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Equine Veterinary Journal. 44(3):289-96

Thomas W. Maddox, Gina L. Pinchbeck, Peter D. Clegg, Amy L. Wedley, Susan Dawson, Nicola J. Williams (2012).  Cross-sectional Study of Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria in Horses. Part 2: Risk Factors for Faecal Carriage of Antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in Horses. Equine Veterinary Journal. 44(3):297-303

Freeman, A.I., Halladay, L.J., Cripps, P. (2012). The effect of silver impregnation of surgical scrub suits on surface bacterial contamination.  Veterinary Journal, In Press.

Phythian, C.J., Hughes, D., Michalopoulou, E., Cripps, P.J., Duncan, J.S. (2011).  Reliability of body condition scoring of sheep for cross-farm assessments.  Small Ruminant Research, In Press.

Phythian CJ, Cripps PJ, Michalopoulou E, Jones PH, Grove-White D, Clarkson MJ, Winter AC, Stubbings LA, Duncan JS (2012).  Reliability of indicators of sheep welfare assessed by group observation method.  The Veterinary Journal. doi:10.1016/j.tvjl.2011.12.006. 

Peake, K.A., Biggs, A.M., Argo, C.M., Smith, R.F., Christley, R.M., Routly, J.E., Dobson, H. (2011) Effects of lameness, subclinical mastitis and loss of body condition on the reproductive performance of dairy cows. Veterinary Record, 168: DOI: 10.1136/vr.c6180

Burrow R, McCarroll D, Baker M, Darby P,  McConnell F, Cripps P (2012).  Frontal sinus depth at four landmarks in breeds of dog typically affected by sinonasal aspergillosis.  Veterinary Record  170 (1): 20-U61.  IF 1.482.

Williams HJ, Cripps PJ, Grove-White DH (2012).  The association between high milk somatic cell counts in the first lactation and somatic cell counts in the second lactation.  Veterinary Journal 191 (2): 183-187.  IF 2.796.

Grove-White DH, Leatherbarrow AJH, Cripps PJ, Diggle PJ, French NP (2011).  Molecular epidemiology and genetic diversity of Campylobacter jejuni in ruminants.  Epidemiology and Infection  139 (11): 1661-1671. 

Parsons, B.N., Williams, N.J., Pinchbeck, G.L., Christley, R.M., Hart, C.A., Gaskell, R.M., Dawson, S. (2011) Prevalence and Shedding patterns of Campylobacter spp in longitudinal studies of kennelled dogs. Veterinary Journal. 190(2) 249-254. [Abstract]

Firestone, S.M., Ward, M.P., Christley, R.M., Dhand, N.K. (2011) The importance of location in contact networks: describing early epidemic spread using spatial social network analysis. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 102 (3) 185-195. doi:10.1016/j.prevetmed.2011.07.006 [abstract]

Clegg, S.R., Coyne, K.P. , Parker, J. , Dawson, S. , Godsall, S.A. , Pinchbeck, G., Cripps, P.J. , Gaskell, R.M., Radford, A.D. (2011). Molecular epidemiology and phylogeny reveal complex spatial dynamics in areas where canine parvovirus is endemic.  Journal of Virology, 85, 7892-7899. 

Brennan, M., Christley, R.M. (2011) Biosecurity of cattle farms: a study in north-west England. PLoS ONE, 7(1): e28139. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0028139 [open access]

Suthers, J.M., Christley, R.M., Clutton, R.E. (2011) Quantitative and Qualitative Comparison of Three Scoring Systems for Assessing Recovery Quality after General Anaesthesia in Horses. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia 38: 352-362 [Abstract]

Duncan, J.S., Grove-White, D., Oultram, J.W.H., Phythian, C.J., Van Dijk, J., Carter, S.D., Cripps, P.J., Williams, H.J. (2011).  Effects of parenteral amoxicillin on recovery rates and new infection rates for contagious ovine digital dermatitis in sheep. Veterinary Record, 169, (23), 606 – 608

Cardwell J, Christley RM, Gerber V, Malikides N, Wood JLN, Newton R, Hodgson, JL (2011).  What’s in a name?  Inflammatory Airway Disease in racehorses in training.  Equine Veterinary Journal 43 (6): 756-758.  IF 1.799.

Maddox TW, Williams NJ, Clegg PD, O'Donnell AJ, Dawson S, Pinchbeck GL (2011). Longitudinal study of antimicrobial-resistant commensal Escherichia coli in the faeces of horses in an equine hospital. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 100(2):134-45

Wedley AL, Maddox TW, Westgarth C, Coyne KP, Pinchbeck GL, Williams NJ, Dawson S (2011). Prevalence of antimicrobial-resistant Escherichia coli in dogs in a cross-sectional, community-based study. Veterinary record. 168(13):354

A.P. Stringer, C.E. Bell, R.M. Christley, F. Gebreab,  G. Tefera, K. Reed, A. Trawford,  G.L. Pinchbeck (2011) A cluster-randomised controlled trial to evaluate knowledge-transfer interventions for rural working equid users in Ethiopia. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 100(2):90-9.

Stavisky J, Radford AD, Gaskell R, Dawson S, German A, Parsons B, Clegg S, Newman J, Pinchbeck G. (2011).  A case-control study of pathogen and lifestyle risk factors for diarrhoea in dogs. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 99(2-4):185-92

Scantlebury C.E., Archer D.C., Proudman C.J. Pinchbeck G.L. (2011).  Recurrent colic in the horse: Incidence and risk factors for recurrence in the general practice population. Equine Veterinary Journal. 43 Suppl 39:81-8.

D.C. Archer, G.L. Pinchbeck, C.J. Proudman. (2011). Factors associated with survival of Epiploic Foramen Entrapment colic: a multicentre, international study. Equine Veterianry Journal. 43 Suppl 39:56-62

Parsons BN, Williams NJ, Pinchbeck GL, Christley RM, Hart CA, Gaskell RM, Dawson S (2011).  Prevalence and shedding patterns of Campylobacter spp. in longitudinal studies of kennelled dogs.  Veterinary Journal  190 (2): 249-254.  IF 2.796.

Mas A, Blackwood L, Cripps P, Murphy S, de Vos J, Dervisis N, Martano M, Polton GA (2011).  Canine tonsillar squamous cell carcinoma - a multi-centre retrospective review of 44 clinical cases.  Journal of Small Animal Practice 52 (7): 359-364.  IF 1.173.

Orfanou DC, Papadopoulos E, Cripps PJ, Athanasiou LV, Fthenakis GC (2011).  Myiasis in a dog shelter in Greece: Epidemiological and clinical features and therapeutic considerations. Veterinary Parasitology 181 (2-4): 374-378.  IF 2.331.