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Penny Watson

 Penny Watson


Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine and Clinical Nutrition

Personal profile
Penny graduated from Cambridge in 1989 and after spending 4 years in mixed first opinion practice, she returned to the medicine department and has stayed ever since. She has RCVS and ECVIM Diplomas in small animal medicine and is an RCVS and European recognized specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine. She also has a doctorate on chronic pancreatitis in dogs. She is interested in all areas of small animal internal medicine, with particular focus on chronic liver disease in dogs and cats and chronic pancreatitis in dogs.

Current research
Penny’s current research is focused on chronic pancreatitis in dogs, investigating potential mechanisms of disease in cavalier king Charles spaniels and English cocker spaniels. She is also actively investigating chronic hepatitis in dogs, particularly English Springer Spaniels and other breeds. She is always interested in hearing from referring vets about cases of chronic hepatitis or chronic pancreatitis in any breed of dog. Please visit Penny’s research profile for further information.