You can find a table of previously funded projects below.
|2018||Andrew Worth||Genetic evaluation in four large dog breeds that have been selected for better Elbow conformation using the NZVA Elbow dysplasia (ED) scheme||M Soo, N Lopez-Villalobos & AJ Worth (2018) Heritabilities and genetic trends for elbow score as recorded by the New Zealand Veterinary Association Elbow Dysplasia Scheme (1992–2013) in four breeds of dog, New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 66:3, 154-161, DOI: 10.1080/00480169.2018.1440652|
|2018||Ben Leitch and Andrew Worth||Evaluation of an epoxy resin connecting bar/clamp external skeletal fixator for feline long bone fractures.||BJ Leitch & AJ Worth (2018) Mechanical testing of a steel-reinforced epoxy resin bar and clamp for external skeletal fixation of long-bone fractures in cats, New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 66:3, 144-153, DOI: 10.1080/00480169.2018.1443406|
|2017||Arnon Gal||Comparison of bone marrow biopsy diagnostic quality for samples taken from different sites||Oral Presentation on “The site of bone marrow acquisition affects the myeloid to erythroid ratio in apparently healthy dogs” to European Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 16 September 2017|
|2017||Allan Bell||Investigating the role of delta toxin from Staphylococcus
psuedointermedius in canine
|“Canine mast cell degranulation induced by a newly
identified toxin from Staphylococcus pseudintermedius "
Abstract accepted for presentation at the North
American Veterinary Dermatology Forum (NAVDF) in
Orlando, Florida. April, 2017.
|AMH as a potential predictive marker for fertility in bitches||Determination of the normal reference interval for antiMüllerian hormone (AMH) in bitches and use of AMH as a potential predictor of litter size. Hollinshead, F.K., Walker, C., Hanlon, D.W. (2016) Reproduction in Domestic Animals.|
|2016||Mike Gieseg||The effect of the mdr1-1 delta mutation on dog sedation||The Effect of the Canine ABCB1‐1Δ Mutation on
Sedation after Intravenous Administration of
Acepromazine. Deshpande D., Hill K. E., Mealey K. L.,
Chambers J. P., & Gieseg M. A. (2016). Journal of
Veterinary Internal Medicine.
|2015||Els Acke||Exploring the virulence of
Campylobacter spp. using
Galleria mellonella and whole genomes
Pathogenicity investigation of Campylobacter jejuni, C.
Pathogenicity of Campylobacter jejuni, C. upsaliensis
|Comparative effects of
methadone, buprenorphine and morphine on
responses to castration in cats
|Planned manuscript. Comparative effects of
methadone, buprenorphine and morphine on
electroencephalographic responses to castration in
cats. : Kongara K., Johnson C.B., Sawicki R. Journal of
Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia 2016
|Does Fel-O-Vax vaccine induce cross reactive immunity against NZ FIV isolates?||Alison is currently working on part two of this study
and intends to publish the entire study once this is
|Epidemiology of Leptospirosis
infection in New Zealand dogs.
|Epidemiology of Canine Leptospirosis in New Zealand. Masters Thesis available from Massey University Library.
NZVJ publication pending.
|Determination of the amount
of genetic change in 3 large
breed dogs that have been
selected for better hips by the
NZVA HD scheme
|Canine hip dysplasia: phenotypic scoring and the role of estimated breeding value analysis. Soo M., Worth A.J.
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 63(2) 69-78
|2012||Helen Sheard||A survey of farm dog health
with relation to farm &
|CAS Newsletter, Volume 25, Issue 3, Sep 2014|
|Canine Leproid Granuloma in
NZ Foxhounds: a pilot looking for an ecological niche.
|Confirmation of canine leproid granuloma syndrome in New Zealand. Smits B., Willis R., Fyfe J.A. New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 59 ( 3)153,|
|2010||Joanna White||Incidence & prevalence of
bacteriuria in older cats.
|Incidence and prevalence of asymptomatic bacterial urinary tract infections in healthy older cats. J. White, N. Cave, D. Thomas.
Abstract presented to ACVIM 2013
|2009||Kara Dawson||A pilot study to estimate
seroprevalence of Bartonella
hensalae in shelter cats
in Hamilton, NZ
|CAS Newsletter, volume 21, Issue 4, pp 16-18,
Stewart and Mark Robson
|Current attitudes to, and use of, FIV vaccination by vets in NZ.||CAS Newsletter, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp16-22, Sep
|Owner's perception of quality of life in patients receiving carboplatin||Owner's perception of carboplatin in conjunction with
other palliative treatments for cancer therapy. D. B.
Bowles, M. C. Robson, P. E. Galloway and L. Walker.
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 51(2) 104-112
|Transfacet screw stabilisation
& dorsal laminectomy in 26
dogs with dynamic
lumbosacral instability: a
|Transarticular Facet Screw Stabilization and Dorsal
Laminectomy in 26 Dogs with Degenerative
Lumbosacral Stenosis with Instability. E. J. Hankin, R.
M. Jerram, A.M. Walker, M.D. King and C.G.A. Warman. Veterinary Surgery, 41 (5) 611-619
|2008||Kate Hill||Patterns of Antibacterial Use
by NZ CA vets.
|Descriptive epidemiological study of the use of
antimicrobial drugs by companion animal
veterinarians in New Zealand. E.J. Pleydell, K.
Souphavanh, K.E.Hill, N.P. French, D.J.Prattley New
Zealand Veterinary Journal, 60(2) 115-122
|Pancarpal arthrodesis in New Zealand working dogs: a prospective study.||Prospective evaluation of pancarpal arthrodesis for
carpal injuries in working dogs in New Zealand, using
dorsal hybrid plating. R.M. Jerram, A.M. Walker, A.J.
Worth, R. Kuipers von Lan
|2007||Robyn Jarrett||Curettage and diathermy of
feline nasal squamous cell
|Curettage and diathermy: a treatment for feline nasal
planum actinic dysplasia and superficial squamous cell
carcinoma. R. H. Jarrett, E. J. Norman, I. R. Gibson and P.
Jarrett Journal of Small Animal Practice. 54 (2) 92–98