• BSc, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON (2002)
  • DVM, University of Guelph, Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph, ON (2004)

Specialty Training:

  • Anesthesia and Pain Management Residency, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (2010)

Board Certification:

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia (2013)



  • O, O., Churgin, S., Sladky, K. and Smith, L. (2015). Anesthetic induction and recovery parameters in bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps): Comparison of isoflurane delivered in 100% oxygen versus 21% oxygen. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 46(3), pp.534-539.
  • O, O. and Smith, L. (2013). A comparison of epidural analgesia provided by bupivacaine alone, bupivacaine + morphine, or bupivacaine + dexmedetomidine for pelvic orthopedic surgery in dogs. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 40(5), pp. 527-36

Book Chapters

  • O,O. (2016) Questions and Answers in Small Animal Anesthesia, Chapter 36: Anesthesia for Orthopedic Procedures, Editor LJ Smith, Ames, Iowa: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., pp.305-312.
  • OO (2018) Veterinary Anesthetic and Monitoring Equipment. Chapter 9: Hazards of Anesthesia Equipment & Chapter 18: Pulse Oximetry, Editors Cooley K & Johnson R, Ames, Iowa: John Wiley and Sons, Inc. In editing.