Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Research Area(s)

  • Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics

Academic Credentials

  • DVM, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, 2003.
  • MSc, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, 2007.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology, 2007.

Research Interests

Drug residues in food animals, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.


  • Chicoine, A., Erdely, H., Fattori, V., Finnah, A., Fletcher, S., Lipp, M., Sanders, P., Scheid, S.  2020.  Assessment of veterinary drug residues in food: Considerations when dealing with sub-optimal data.  Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, 118: 104806.  https://www.doi.org/10.1016/j.yrtph.2020.104806

  • Chicoine, A., Illing, K., Vuong, S., Pinto, K.R., Alcorn, J., Cosford, K.  2020.  Pharmacokinetic and safety evaluation of various oral doses of a novel 1:20 THC:CBD cannabis herbal extract in dogs.  Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 7: 583404.  https://www.doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2020.583404

  • Chicoine, A., Vuong, S., Illing, K., Hare, J., Caldwell, J., Sandler, I.  2020.  Composition of unapproved cannabinoid products directly marketed to Canadian pet owners.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 61(5): 477-480.

  • Boobis, A., Cerniglia, C., Chicoine, A., Fattori, V., Lipp, M., Reuss, R., Verger, P., Tritscher, A.  2017.  Characterizing chronic and acute health risks of residues of veterinary drugs in food: latest methodological developments by the joint FAO/WHO expert committee on food additives.  Critical Reviews in Toxicology, 47(10): 885-899.  https://www.doi.org/10.1080/10408444.2017.1340259

  • Chicoine AL, Boison JO, Parker S, Clark C, Dowling PM. 2009. "Plasma pharmacokinetics and milk and meat residues after intraperitoneal administration of procaine penicillin G in lactating dairy cows." Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 32(3): 289-295.
  • Chicoine AL, Cox WR, Huang L, Wang G, Dowling PM. 2009. "Bioavailability and pharmacokinetics of a novel cephalexin oral paste formulation in fed and fasted dogs." Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 32(4): 400-402.

  • Chicoine AL, Dowling PM, Boison JO, Parker S. 2008. "A survey of intraperitoneal antimicrobial use by bovine veterinarians in Western Canada." Canadian Veterinary Journal. 49(11): 1105-1109.

  • Chicoine AL, Durden DA, MacNaughton G, Dowling PM. 2007. "Ivermectin use and resulting milk residues on four Canadian dairy herds." Canadian Veterinary Journal. 48(8): 836-838.

  • Chicoine AL, Cox WR, Weich EI, et al. 2007. "Pharmacokinetics of a novel amoxicillin paste formulation in cats." Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 30(2): 172-174.