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Bruce Wobeser Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Pathology

Research Area(s)

  • Equine skin diseases, oncology

Academic Credentials

  • DVM
  • MVetSc
  • PhD
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP)

Research Interests

  • Investigating equine sarcoids in Western Canada
  • Oncology
  • Equine skin disease
  • Papillomavirus


E. Zachar, H.J. Burgess and B. Wobeser. Perception of the usefulness of fine needle aspiration in the diagnosis of equine skin disease and the epidemiology of equine skin cytology submissions in a Western Canadian Diagnostic Laboratory. Canadian Veterinary Journal (Accepted, Sept 2015)

S. Anderson, B. Wobeser, A. Robinson, T. Duke-Novakovski, Aspiration pneumonia in a Quarter horse gelding, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (Accepted, 16 July 2015)

K. Robinson, S. Manning, S. Barber, B. Wobeser, K. Lohmann, Congenital hypoplasia of the left dorsal colon in a Quarter horse filly with chronic intermittent colic, Equine Veterinary Education (Published online 24 Aug 2015)

B. Wobeser .Anthrax Vaccine Associated Deaths in Miniature Horses, Can Vet J 2015 Apr; 56(4):359-60.

S. W. Mills, K. M. Musil, J. L. Davies, S. Hendrick, C. Duncan, M. L. Jackson, B. Kidney, H. Philibert, B. K. Wobeser, E. Simko.  Prognostic Value of Histologic Grading for Feline Mammary Carcinoma: A Retrospective Survival Analysis Vet Pathol 2015 Mar; 52(2): 238-49.

B. Wobeser and F. Schuman. Fascioloides magna infection causing fatal pulmonary hemorrhage in a steer. Can Vet J 2014 Nov; 55(11):1093-5.

Wiggans, K.; Hoover, C.; Ehrhart, E.; Wobeser, BK; Cohen, L.; Gionfriddo, J. Malignant transformation of a putative eyelid papilloma to squamous cell carcinoma in a dog, Veterinary Ophthalmol, 2013 Jul; Suppl 1: 105-12

Schaffer P, Wobeser BK, Martin L, Dennis MM, Duncan C. Neoplastic lesions of equine skin in the central U.S.A. and Canada: a retrospective study. JAVMA, Jan 1 2013 Vol 242, No1

Schaffer P, Wobeser BK, Martin L, Dennis MM, Duncan C. Non-neoplastic lesions of equine skin in the central U.S.A and Canada: a retrospective study. CVJ Mar 2013

Lohmann KL, Lewis SR, Wobeser BK, Allen AL. Penetrating metallic foreign bodies as a cause of peritonitis in 3 horses. Can Vet J. 2010 December; 51: 1400–1404.

J. Rothenburger, S. Myers, B. Lockerbie and B. Wobeser, Novel Papillomavirus associated with epidermal plaques in a wolf (Canis lupus), Journal of Wildlife Disease2016 Jan; 52(1): 177-79

Wobeser BK, Hill JE, Jackson ML, Kidney BA, Mayer MN, Townsend HGG, Allen, AL. Localization of bovine papillomavirus in equine sarcoids and inflammatory skin conditions of horses using laser microdissection and two forms of DNA amplification.: J Vet Diagn Invest, 2012 January; 24: 32-41.

Wobeser, BK, Davis, JL, Hill, JE, Jackson, ML, Kidney, BA, Mayer, MN, Townsend, H G G, and Allen, AL , 2010 Epidemiology of Equine Sarcoids in Horses in Western Canada.Can.Vet.J,  v.51, p. 1003-1108.