Department: Clinical Sciences and Services

Campus: Hawkshead

Research Groups: CPCS (Research Programme)

Clinical Groups: Small Animal Dermatology

Anke is a Veterinary Dermatologist involved in the clinical service provision at the Queen Mother Hospital. She also teaches, is involved in a variety of research projects and enjoys communicating her fascination with all things skin and ear.

Anke Hendricks graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany where she also completed a doctorate in veterinary immunology. Following a residency in Veterinary Dermatology at the Royal Veterinary College, she provided the dermatology service of a private referral centre before returning to the Royal Veterinary College in 2004.

Anke was awarded the European Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology status in 2003. She is a former president of the BVDSG and served on several committees of the BSAVA, ECVD and RCVS.

Anke’s research interests include, innate skin immunity, atopic dermatitis, alopecias, and canine welfare.

BOND, R., VARJONEN, K., HENDRICKS, A., CHANG, Y. M. & BROOKS BROWNLIE, H. 2016. Clinical and pathological features of hair coat abnormalities in curly coated retrievers from UK and Sweden. J Small Anim Pract, 57, 659-667.

PACKER, R. M., HENDRICKS, A. & BURN, C. C. 2015. Impact of facial conformation on canine health: corneal ulceration. PLoS One, 10, e0123827.

PACKER, R. M., HENDRICKS, A., TIVERS, M. S. & BURN, C. C. 2015. Impact of Facial Conformation on Canine Health: Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome. PLoS One, 10, e0137496.

BOND, R., HENDRICKS, A., PATTERSON-KANE, J., STEVENS, K. & BROOKS, H. 2014. Transverse Sectioning for Evaluation of Skin Biopsy Specimens from Alopecic Dogs. J Comp. Pathol 150(1):91, 150, 91.

SWANN, J. W., SUDUNAGUNTA, S., COVEY, H. L., ENGLISH, K., HENDRICKS, A. & CONNOLLY, D. J. (2014) Evaluation of Red Cell Distribution Width in Dogs with Pulmonary Hypertension Journal of Veterinary Cardiology. Journal of Veterinary Cardiology

SUMMERS, J. F., HENDRICKS, A. & BRODBELT, D. C. 2014. Prescribing practices of primary-care veterinary practitioners in dogs diagnosed with bacterial pyoderma. BMC Vet Res, 10, 240

HARDY, J. I., HENDRICKS, A., LOEFFLER, A., CHANG, Y.-M., VERHEYEN, K. L., GARDEN, O. A. & BOND, R. 2014. Food-specific serum IgE and IgG reactivity in dogs with and without skin disease: lack of correlation between laboratories. Veterinary Dermatology Jun 1. doi: 10.1111/vde.12137. [Epub ahead of print]

PACKER RMA., HENDRICKS A., VOLK HA., SHIBAB NK., BURN CC. (2013)How long and low can you go? Effect of conformation on the risk of thoracolumbar intervertebral disc extrusion in domestic dogs. PLoS One 8(7): e69650

Owczarek-Lipska M., Lauber B., Molitor V., Meury S., Kierczak M., Tengvall K., Webster M., Jagannathan V., Schlotter Y., Willemse T., Hendricks A., Bergvall K., Hedhammar Å., Andersson G., Lindblad-Toh K., Favrot C., Roosje P., Marti E., Leeb T. (2012) Two loci on chromosome 5 are associated with serum IgE levels in Labrador Retrievers. PLoS One 7(6): e39176

The effectiveness of systemic antimicrobial treatment in canine superficial and deep pyoderma: a systematic review.  Veterinary Dermatology  23; (4): 305-e61.

HENDRICKS A., ELSON-RIGGINS J.G., RIDDLE A.L., HOUSE A.K., VARJONEN K., BOND R. (2012) Ciclosporin modulates the responses of canine progenitor epidermal keratinocytes (CPEK) to toll-like receptor agonists. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology  147 (1_2): 91-96

PACKER R.M.A., HENDRICKS A., BURN C. (2012) Do dog owners perceive the clinical signs related to conformational inherited disorders as 'normal' for the breed? A potential constraint to improving canine welfare. Animal Welfare 21 (Supplement 1): 81-93

O’NEILL D., HENDRICKS A., SUMMERS J., BRODBELT D. (2012) Primary-care veterinary usage of systemic glucocorticoids in cats and dogs in England. Journal of Small Animal Practice 53: 217-222.

ALLENSPACH K., HOUSE A., SMITH K., MCNEILL F.M., HENDRICKS A., ELSON-RIGGINS J., RIDDLE A., STEINER J.M., WERLING D., GARDEN O., CATCHPOLE B., SUCHODOLSKI J.S. (2010). Evaluation of mucosal bacteria and histopathology, clinical disease activity and expression of Toll-like receptors in German shepherd dogs with chronic enteropathies. Veterinary Microbiology 146: 329-335.

MARIE-CHRISTINE CADIERGUES, A. P., DAVID H. SHEARER, RUTH FERMOR, SUHEL MIAH, ANKE HENDRICKS (2008) Cornification defect in the Golden retriever: clinical, histopathological, ultrastructural and genetic characterisation. Veterinary Dermatology 19, 120-129.

PERRINS, N. & HENDRICKS, A. (2007) Recent advances in flea control. In Practice 29, 202-207.

HENDRICKS, A. & PERRINS, N. (2007) Recent advances in tick control. In Practice 29, 284-287.

CHITTY, J. & HENDRICKS, A. (2007) Zoonotic skin disease in small animals. In Practice 29, 92-97.

HENDRICKS, A. (2005) Immunostimulants: How might they work and how might they help in the future? Oxford, Blackwell Publishing

HENDRICKS, A., SCHUBERTH, H. J., SCHUELER, K. & LLOYD, D. H. (2002) Frequency of superantigen-producing Staphylococcus intermedius isolates from canine pyoderma and proliferation-inducing potential of superantigens in dogs. Res Vet Sci 73, 273-277

HENDRICKS, A., BROOKS, H., POCKNELL, A. & BOND, R. (2002) Ulcerative otitis externa responsive to immunosuppressive therapy in two dogs. J Small Anim Pract 43, 350-354

BOND, R., CURTIS, C. F., HENDRICKS, A., FERGUSON, E. A. & LLOYD, D. H. (2002) Intradermal test reactivity to Malassezia pachydermatis in atopic dogs. Vet Rec 150, 448-449

SCHUBERTH, H. J., KRUEGER, C., HENDRICKS, A., BIMCZOK, D. & LEIBOLD, W. (2000) Superantigen-dependent accelerated death of bovine neutrophilic granulocytes in vitro is mediated by blood mononuclear cells. Immunobiology 202, 493-507

HENDRICKS, A., LEIBOLD, W., KAEVER, V. & SCHUBERTH, H. J. (2000) Prostaglandin E2 is variably induced by bacterial superantigens in bovine mononuclear cells and has a regulatory role for the T cell proliferative response. Immunobiology 201, 493-505

SCHUBERTH, H. J., HENDRICKS, A. & LEIBOLD, W. (1998) There is no regulatory role for induced nitric oxide in the regulation of the in vitro proliferative response of bovine mononuclear cells to mitogens, alloantigens or superantigens. Immunobiology 198, 439-450

In addition to the specialist training of residents and the teaching of final year veterinary(BVetMed) students in the dermatology clinic, Anke contributes to the dermatology teaching of graduate accelerated entry, year 2 and 3 BVetMed students and FdVN course students. She is also  involved with BVetMed communication skills training and the MMedVet programme.

Anke is a former BVetMed course director, leader of the BVetMed skin strand, MMedVet module leader, and chair of the MSc VetEd exam board. She is also the ECVD residency training programme director.  

Anke is interested in all aspects of small animal skin disease, including ear disease.

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