Small Animal Clinical Sciences Assistant Professor

Dominique Marie Sawyere, BVSc, MS, DACVS-SA

Clinical Assistant Professor
Small Animal Surgery
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Education

  • 2016
    Masters in Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Blacksburg, Virginia
  • 2011
    Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences
    Massey University
    Palmerston North, New Zealand

Professional Experience

  • 2018–present
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2016-2018
    Staff Surgeon
    Upstate Veterinary Specialists
    Greenville, South Carolina
  • 2013-2016
    Small Animal Surgical Resident
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2012-2013
    Small Animal Surgical Intern
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2011-2012
    Pfizer Small Animal Rotating Intern
    Veterinary Specialist Group
    Auckland, New Zealand

Honors & Awards

  • 2015
    Outstanding Masters Student Poster, 26th annual Research Symposium
  • 2012
    Companion Animal Society Article of the Year
  • 2010
    Award for Feline Medicine and Surgery

Professional Membership

  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • American Veterinary Medical Association

Publications

  1. Sawyere, DM, Lanz, OI. Dahlgren, LA. Barry, SL. Nichols, AC. Werre, SR. Cytokines and growth factor concentrations in canine autologous conditioned serum. Vet Surg 2016 45(5):582-6.
  2. Sawyere, DM, Jerram, R. Walker, A. Long-term follow-up of working dogs in New Zealand following pancarpal arthrodesis using dorsal hybrid plating. New Zealand Journal of Veterinary Medicine 2015 1:1-4.
  3. Sawyere, DM. Caudal occipital malformation in a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. NZVA Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 2012 23(1):20-22.
  4. Sawyere, DM, Worth, A. Case report: OATS procedure for stifle OCD in a dog. NZVA Companion Animal Society Newsletter. 2011 22(1):20-22.
  5. Sawyere, DM. Cytokines and growth factors in normal canine autologous conditioned serum. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Thesis defense: May, 2016.

Professional & Research Interests

  • Management of canine osteoarthritis
  • Management of canine elbow dysplasia
  • Arthroscopy
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Elbow dysplasia