Dr Kerry Woodhouse

  • Senior Clinician in Veterinary Anaesthesia (Small Animal Clinical Sciences)

Biography

Kerry graduated from the University of Liverpool in 1995 and began her anaesthesia training there a year later working as a Clinical Demonstrator in Anaesthesia for 5 years. After a career break, some small animal practice and with two young children she moved to the US to complete her residency training at the University of California Davis, gaining the diploma of the American College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia in 2009. On returning to the UK, she spent time in private referral practice and at Langford Veterinary Services, University of Bristol before taking positions first as an Assistant Professor in Comparative Anaesthesia at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota for two years, then as a Lecturer at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in Edinburgh until 2018.

Her interests are fairly broad within the field of anaesthesia and cross several species, but she is particularly focused on finding ways to improve pain management and quality of life in older small animal patients with chronic disease processes. She also tries to continually assess comparative aspects of anaesthetic practice and applications of techniques across species.