Department: Clinical Science and Services

Campus: Hawkshead

Clinical Groups: Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care, Small Animal Internal Medicine

Laura is a Staff Clinician in Emergency and Critical care at the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals, Royal Veterinary College. Her role includes supervising residents in providing emergency and critical veterinary care.


Laura has a keen interest in acute kidney injury, emergency ultrasound, transfusion medicine and actively engages in hopsital student teaching.

Laura has published various studies in the field of acute kidney injury and blood transfusions.

• Cole L, Jepson R, Humm K (2017) Systemic hypertension in cats with acute kidney injury, Journal of Small Animal Practice, 58, 577-581.

• Cole L, Mantis P, Humm K (2018) Ultrasonographic findings in cats with acute kidney injury: A retrospective study. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery,
 doi: 10.1177/1098612X18785738.

• Cole L, Humm K (2018) Twelve autologous blood transfusions in eight cats with haemoperitoneum, Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, doi: 10.1177/1098612X18785742
• Cole L, Barfield D, Chan DL, Cortellini S (2018) Use of a modified thromboelastography assay for detection of hyperfibrinolysis in a dog infected with Angiostrongylus vasorum, Veterinary Record Case Reports, doi:10.1136/vetreccr-2017-000554.

• Cole L, Cook S. (2018). How to perform abdominal point-of-care ultrasonography, BSAVA Companion, 11, pp.10 – 15.

• Cole L, Kellett-Gregory L. (2017) Approach the dyspnoeic cat, BSAVA Companion, pp 16 – 21

Laura has completed a teaching and learning in higher education and is actively invovled in hopsital teaching and volunteers to assisit with undergraduate communication teaching programme.

Laura's clinical work is focused on management of intensive care patients and dealing with emergency referrals.

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