2024

Explainable text-tabular models for predicting mortality risk in companion animals. Scientific Reports.

Emerging Variants of Canine Enteric Coronavirus Associated with Outbreaks of Gastroenteric Disease. Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Recording of suspected adverse drug reaction reporting in veterinary free-text clinical narratives. Journal of Small Animal Practice.

Text mining for disease surveillance in veterinary clinical data: part one, the language of veterinary clinical records and searching for words. Frontiers in Veterinary Science.

Risk factors for tick attachment in companion animals in Great Britain: a spatiotemporal analysis covering 2014–2021. Parasites and Vectors.

2023

A mixed-methods approach utilising electronic health records to examine antimicrobial prescription surrounding gastrointestinal clinical presentations in dogs and cat. Frontiers in Veterinary Science.

PetBERT: automated ICD-11 syndromic disease coding for outbreak detection in first opinion veterinary electronic health records. Scientific Reports.

Evaluating ChatGPT text-mining of clinical records for obesity monitoring. Veterinary Record.

Stakeholder opinion-led study to identify canine priority diseases for surveillance and control in the UK. Veterinary Record.

Dogs with cropped ears in the UK: A population-based study electronic health records. (2023). Veterinary Record.

Seasonality and other risk factors for fleas infestations in domestic dogs and cats. (2023). Medical and Veterinary Entomology.

2022

Incidence of alimentary and respiratory disease in brachycephalic dogs presenting to primary care veterinary practices participating in the SAVSNET project. (2022) Veterinary Record.

Approach to initial management of canine generalised epileptic seizures in primary-care veterinary practices in the United Kingdom. (2022) Journal of Small Animal Practice.

UK veterinary professionals' perceptions and experiences of adverse drug reaction reporting. (2022). Veterinary Record.

Do socioeconomic factors impact management of suspected canine multicentric lymphoma in UK first opinion practice? (2022) Veterinary Record

Analysis of canine cardiovascular therapeutic agent prescriptions using electronic health records in primary care veterinary practices in the United Kingdom. (2022) Journal of Veterinary Cardiology.

Surveillance of heat-related illness in small animals presenting to veterinary practices in the UK between 2013 and 2018. (2022) Open Veterinary Journal.

Using electronic health records to explore negotiations around euthanasia decision making for dogs and cats in the UK. (2022) Veterinary Record.

2021

Using topic modelling for unsupervised annotation of electronic health records to identify an outbreak of disease in UK dogs. (2021) PLoS One.

Temporospatial distribution and country of origin of canine transmissible venereal tumours in the UK. (2021) Veterinary Record.

A text-mining based analysis of 100,000 tumours afecting dogs and cats in the United Kingdom. (2021). Nature Scientific Data.

Clinical findings associated with N-terminal pro-B-type natriretic peptide measurements in dogs and cats attending first opinion veterinary practices. (2021) Veterinary Record.

Seasonality and risk factors for grass seed foreign bodies in dogs. (2021) Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

SARS-CoV-2 neutralising antibodies in Dogs and Cats in the United Kingdom. (2021) Current Research in Virological Science.

Temporal, Spatial, and Genomic Analyses of Enterobacteriaceae Clinical Antimicrobial Resistance in Companion Animals Reveals Phenotypes and Genotpes of One Health Concern. (2021) Frontiers in Microbiology.

SARS-CoV-2 neutralising antibodies in Dogs and Cats in the United Kingdom. (2021) BioRxiv.

A virtual biobank for companion animals: A parvovirus pilot study.  (2021)  The Veterinary Record.

Small animal disease surveillance 2020/21: SARS-CoV-2, syndromic surveillance and an outbreak of acute vomiting in UK dogs (2021) The Veterinary Record.

A randomised controlled trial to reduce highest priority critically important antimicrobial prescription in companion animals. (2021) Nature Communications.

Backyard poultry cases in UK small animal practices: Demographics, health conditions and pharmaceutical prescriptions. (2021) The Veterinary Record.

Outbreak of severe vomiting in dogs associated with a canine enteric coronavirus in the United Kingdom. (2021). Emerging Infectious Diseases.

2020

Evidence of exposure to SARS-CoV-2 in cats and dogs from households in Italy. (2020) Nature Communications.

Evidence of exposure to SARS-CoV-2 in cats and dogs from households in Italy.  (2020).  BioRxiv.

Factors Associated with Prescription of Antimicrobial Drugs for Dogs and Cats, United Kingdom, 2014–2016.  (2020).  Emerging and Infectious Diseases.

Impact of Covid-19 on veterinary care (letter). (2020). Veterinary Record

Social distancing impact on companion animal practice (letter). (2020).  Veterinary Record.

Possible cause of outbreak of prolific vomiting in dogs (letter).  (2020).  Veterinary Record.

Prolific vomiting in dogs (letter). 2020. Veterinary Record.

Seasonality and risk factors for myxomatosis in pet rabbits in Great Britain.  (2020).  Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

The Global Initiative for Veterinary Cancer Surveillance (GIVCS): Report of the first meeting and future perspectives.  (2020).  Veterinary and Comparative Oncology.

2019

A real-time spatio-temporal syndromic surveillance system with application to small companion animals.  2019.  Scientific Reports (natureresearch)

Small animal disease surveillance 2019: pruritus, pharmacosurveillance, skin tumours and flea infestations.  2019. Veterinary Record.

Pharmaceutical prescription in canine acute diarrhoea: A longitudinal electronic health record analysis of first opinion practices.  2019.  Frontiers in Veterinary Science.

Reservoirs of resistance: polymyxin resistance in veterinary-associated companion animal isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.  2019.  Veterinary Record.

Small animal disease surveillance 2019: respiratory disease, antibiotic prescription and canine infectious disease complex.  2019.  Veterinary Record.

Small animal disease surveillance: gastrointestinal disease, antibacterial prescription and Tritrichomonas foetus.  2019. Veterinary Record. 

Risks of xylitol poisoning in dogs.  2019.  Veterinary Record

Exploring sematic deep learning for building reliable and reusable one health knowledge from PubMed systematic reviews and veterinary clinical notes. 2019. Journal of Biomedical Semantics.

2018

New approaches to pharmacosurveillance for monitoring prescription frequency, diversity and co-prescription in a large sentinal network of companion animal veterinary practices in the United Kingdom, 2014-2016.  2018.  Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

Small animal disease surveillance: pruritus and Pseudomonas skin infections.  2018.  Veterinary Record.

Small animal disease surveillance: respiratory disease. 2017. Veterinary Record.

Use of vaccines and factors associated with their uptake variability in dogs, cats and rabbits attending a large sentinel network of veterinary practices across Great Britain.  2018. Epidemiology and Infection.

Risk factors for cutaneous myiasis (blowfly strike) in pet rabbits in Great Britain based on text-mining veterinary electronic health records. 2018. Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

2017

Heightened risk of canine chocolate exposure at Christmas and Easter. 2017.  The Veterinary Record. Infographic.

Small animal disease surveillance: GI disease and salmonellosis. 2017. The Veterinary Record.

Demographics of dogs, cats, and rabbits attending veterinary practices in Great Britain as recorded in their electronic health records. 2017. BMC Veterinary Research

Patterns of antimicrobial agent prescription in a sentinel population of canine and feline veterinary practices in the United Kingdom.  The Veterinary Journal

The passive surveillance of ticks using companion animal electronic health records. 2017. Epidemiology and Infection.

2016

Small animal disease surveillance:  respiratory disease.  2016.  Veterinary Record.

Small animal disease surveillance: pruritus and coagulase-positive staphylococci.  2016.  Veterinary Record.

Use of cefovecin in a UK population of cats attending first-opinion practices as recorded in electronic health records.  Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery

Canine babesiosis and tick activity monitored using companion animal electronic health records in the UK.  2016. Veterinary Record.

2015

Small animal disease surveillance.  2015.  Veterinary Record.

2014

How often do primary care veterinarians record the overweight status of dogs?  2014.  Journal of Nutritional Science

Surveillance of diarrhoea in small animal practice through the Small Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network (SAVSNET). 2014. The Veterinary Journal

2011

Antibacterial prescribing patterns in small animal veterinary practice identified through SAVSNET: the Small Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network. 2011. The Veterinary Record.

2010

Developing a network for small animal disease surveillance. 2010. The Veterinary Record