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Jane Ladlow

Jane Ladlow

MA VetMB, Cert VR, Cert SAS, Dipl ECVS MRCVS

Royal College and European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery,

Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Surgery

Personal profile

Jane graduated from the University of Cambridge and completed a surgical internship at the University of Bristol before working in a busy general practice in London. She left general practice to pursue a Surgical Residency and clinical position at the Royal Veterinary College, London and became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgery in 2002. After four years at the Animal Health Trust she moved to the University of Cambridge in 2006 where she is currently a Senior Lecturer in Soft Tissue Surgery. Jane is interested in all aspect of soft tissue surgery, particularly oncological and respiratory cases. Along with two other surgeons, Sorrel Langley Hobbs and Jackie Demetriou, Jane has recently published a text book on general surgery in cats: Feline Soft Tissue and General Surgery. Editors: Langley Hobbs, Demetriou and Ladlow, Saunders 2014.

Current Research

Jane’s current research is in non-invasive assessment of respiratory function in the brachycephalic breeds, particularly French Bulldogs, Pugs and Bulldogs using a plethysmography chamber. More details on this research can be found at or by contacting Jane on or Nai-Chieh Liu BSc DVM MPhil, PhD student on Please also visit Jane’s research profile for further information.

Recent Publications

Hall JL, Mannion P, Ladlow JF. (2014) Canine Intrahepatic Vasculature: Is a Functional Anatomic Model Relevant to the Dog? Vet Surg. 2014 June 5

Harris KP, Adams VJ, Fordyce P, Ladlow J. (2013) Comparison of surgical duration of canine ovariectomy and ovariohysterectomy in a veterinary teaching hospital Journal of Small Animal Practice 54, 579–583

Brioschi V, Rousset N, Ladlow JF. (2013) Imaging diagnosis-extrahepatic biliary tract obstruction secondary to a biliary foreign body in a cat. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. Aug 6.

Ladlow J.(2013) Injection site-associated sarcoma in the cat: treatment recommendations and results to date. J Feline Med Surg. 2013 May;15(5):409-18. doi:

Cashmore RG, Ladlow JF. (2010) Creation of a urethral conduit from a preputial indirect flap in a dog with perineal hypospadias. Veterinary Surgery. 39(1):14-20.