Department: Clinical Science and Services

Campus: Hawkshead

Research Groups: Cardiovascular and Renal Biology, CPCS (Research Programme)

Clinical Groups: Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care

Dom is a senior lecturer in Emergency and Critical Care (ECC) at the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals (QMHA) and co-head of the ECC service.

Dom graduated from the University of Sydney in 2002 and spent the following 5 years working in small animal practice in Sydney where he developed an interest in emergency work. He returned to the UK in 2008 to undertake a senior clinical training scholarship (residency) in Emergency and Critical Care at the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals (QMHA). After finishing his studies in June 2011 and having been awarded a Masters of Veterinary Medicine (MVetMed) Dom stayed on at the QMHA initially as staff clinician and then in December 2012 was appointed as a lecturer within the Emergency and Critical Care section. Dom is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ECVECC) and an RCVS Recognised Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care.

Dom's current research interests include: transfusion medicine, septic peritonitis and non-technical skills.

Erles, K; Mugford, A R; Barfield, D; Leeb, T; Kook, P H. (2017)
Systemic Scedosporium prolificans infection in an 11-month-old Border collie with cobalamin deficiency secondary to selective cobalamin malabsorption (canine Imerslund-Gräsbeck syndrome).
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 59;4:253-256.

Fitzgerald, E; Barfield, D; Lee, K C L; Lamb, C R. (2017)
Clinical findings and results of diagnostic imaging in 82 dogs with gastrointestinal ulceration.
Journal of Small Animal Practice, 58;4:211-218.

Black, V; Adamantos, S; Barfield, D; Tasker, S. (2016)
Feline non-regenerative immune-mediated anaemia: features and outcome in 15 cases.
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 18;8:597-602.

Barfield, D M; Tivers, M S; Holahan, M; Welch, K; House, A K; Adamantos, S E. (2016)
Retrospective evaluation of recurrent secondary septic peritonitis in dogs (2000-2011): 41 cases.
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 26;2:281-287.

Barfield D., Gibson A.D., Lipscomb, V.J. (2015) Multiple acquired portosystemic shunts in a cat secondary to chronic diaphragmatic rupture. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports January-June 2015 1:2055116915585020, first published on June 1, 2015 doi:10.1177/2055116915585020

Barfield D. and Adamantos S. (2011) Feline Blood transfusions Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 13(1):11-23.

Barfield D., Pegrum S., Snow D., and Malik R. (2007) Pupillary dilation, tachycardia and abnormal behaviour in a young cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 9(4):265-270

Barfield D., Rich S., Pegrum S., and Malik R. (2007) What is your diagnosis? Non-healing wound on the paw of a cat Journal of Small Animal Practice 48 (6):353-354

Barfield D., Pegrum S., Thompson E. and Malik R. (2007) Non-painful unilateral atrophy of the masticatory muscles of a dog Australian Veterinary Practitioner 37(1):12

Barfield D., Pegrum S., Kluger E., Martin P., and Malik R. (2005) Coughing, laboured breathing and weight loss in a 13-year-old-Miniature Schnauzer dog Australian Veterinary Practitioner 35:104, 110-113

Lewis D., Barfield D., Humm K. and Goggs, R. (2010) Use of calcium folinate in the management of accidental methotrexate ingestion in two dogs Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 237(12):1450-1454

Tan C., Allan G.S., Barfield D., Krockenberger M.B., Howlett R. and Malik R. (2010) Synovial osteochondroma involving the elbow of a cat. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery 12(5):412-417

Malik R., Pegrum, S., Hoffman, K., Barfield, D., Lauer, C., Krockenberger, M. (2010) Small bowel infarction in a cat with inflammatory bowel disease Australian Veterinary Practitioner 40 (2):66, 68-69

Graham D., Barfield D., Pereira R.A., and Cowan D.A. (2000) Nitrile transformation studies using free and immobilised cells of a thermophilic Bacillus sp. Enzyme Microb Technol 26:368-373

Dom is involved in teaching in the clinical environment for undergraduate (BVetMed) students and post graduate clinical students. He has lectured for the BSc in veterinary nursing at the RVC and post-graduates within the QMHA. He has spoken at continuing education meetings and conferences both nationally and internationally in the field of emergency and critical care.

Dom's clinical interests include; managing the critically ill patient, transfusion medicine and sepsis.

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