Sheila Robertson B.V.M.S, Ph.D.

Sheila Robertson B.V.M.S, Ph.D.

DACVAA, DECVAA, DACAW, DECAWBM (WSEL), MRCVS.
Senior Medical Director, Lap of Love
Gainseville, FL

Dr. Robertson received her veterinary training at the University Of Glasgow, Scotland. After graduation she worked in a mixed animal practice. Following this she spent a year as a surgery intern followed by training in anesthesia and a PhD at the University of Bristol. She has been a faculty member at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, Canada, the University of Florida and Michigan State University. She was an Assistant Director in the Animal Welfare Division at the American veterinary Medical Association for two years. Her research interests include assessment of pain in cats, dogs and horses, the use of opioids in cats and the development of anesthetic protocols for pediatric patients and large scale spay and neuter clinics. She is a member of the Association of Shelter Veterinarian’s Task Force to Advance Spay Neuter.