Western College of Veterinary Medicine

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


  • Greenwood, S., Chow-Lockerbie, B., Epp, T., Knight, C., Wachoski-Dark, G., MacDonald-Dickinson, V., Wobeser, B.  2020.  Prevalence and prognostic impact of Equus caballus Papillomavirus Type 2 Infection in equine squamous cell carcinomas in Western Canadian horses.  Veterinary Pathology, 57(5): 623-631.  https://www.doi.org/10.1177/0300985820941266

  • Greenwood, S., Chow-Lockerbie, B., Ramsauer, S., Wachoski-Dark, G., Knight, C., Wobeser, B.  2020.  Prevalence of Equus caballus Papillomavirus Type-2 infection and seropositivity in asymptomatic Western Canadian horses.  Veterinary Pathology, 57(5): 632-641.  https://www.doi.org/10.1177/0300985820941270

  • Mund, S.J.K., Kawamura, E., Awang-Junaidi, A.H., Campbell, J., Wobeser, B., MacPhee, D.J., Honaramooz, A., Barber, S.  2020.  Homing and engraftment of intravenously administered equine cord blood-derived multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells to surgically created cutaneous wound in horses: A pilot project.  Cells, 9(5).  https://www.doi.org/10.3390/cells9051162

  • Essien, S.K., Epp, T., Waldner, C., Wobeser, W., Hoeppner, V.  2019.  Tuberculosis in Canada and the United States: a review of trends from 1953 to 2015.  Canadian Journal of Public Health, 110(6): 697-704.  https://www.doi.org/10.17269/s41997-019-00236-x

  • Vrolyk, V., Schneberger, D., Le, K., Wobeser, B.K., Singh, B.  2019.  Mouse model to study pulmonary intravascular macrophage recruitment and lung inflammation in acute necrotizing pancreatitis.  Cell and Tissue Research, 378(1): 97-111.  https://www.doi.org/10.1007/s00441-019-03023-9

  • Mund, S.J.K., Corbett, C., MacPhee, D.J., Campbell, J., Honaramooz, A., Wobeser, B., Barber, S.M.  2018.  Identification of mRNA of the inflammation-associated proteins CXCL8, CXCR2, CXCL10, CXCR3, and β-Arrestin-2 in equine wounded cutaneous tissue: a preliminary study.  Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 68: 51-54.  https://www.doi.org/10.1016/j.jevs.2018.05.216

  • Anderson, S., Wobeser, B., Duke-Novakovski, T., Singh, B.  2017.  Pathology in practice.  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 251(4): 409-411.  https://www.doi.org/10.2460/javma.251.4.409

  • Harrison, J.M.E., Quanstrom, L.M., Robinson, A.R., Wobeser, B., Anderson, S.L., Singh, B.  2017.  Expression of von Willebrand factor, pulmonary intravascular macrophages, and Toll-like receptors in lungs of septic foals.  Journal of Veterinary Science, 18(1): 17-23.  https://www.doi.org/10.4142/jvs.2017.18.1.17

  • Robinson, K.A., Manning, S.T., Barber, S.M., Wobeser, B.K., Lohmann, K.L.  2017.  Congenital hypoplasia of the dorsal colon in a Quarter Horse filly with chronic, intermittent colic.  Equine Veterinary Education, 29(5): 270-273.  https://www.doi.org/10.1111/eve.12437

  • Vrolyk, V., Wobeser, B.K., Al-Dissi, A.N., Carr, A., Singh, B.  2017.  Lung inflammation associated with clinical acute necrotizing pancreatitis in dogs.  Veterinary Pathology, 54(1): 129-140.  https://www.doi.org/10.1177/0300985816646432

  • Wobeser, B.K.  2017.  Making the diagnosis: Equine sarcoid.  Veterinary Pathology, 54(1): 9-10.  https://www.doi.org/10.1177/0300985816664793

  • Meachem, M.D., Wobeser, B.K.  2016.  What's your diagnosis? Multiple hepatic masses in a cat.  Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 45(3): 509-510.  https://www.doi.org/10.1111/vcp.12380

  • Ravi, M., Hill, J.E., Fernando, C., Wobeser, G.  2016.  Disseminated yeast (Order Saccharomycetales) infection in a Muscovy duckling (Cairina moschata).  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 57(11): 1176-1179.

  • Rothenburger, J.L., Myers, S., Lockerbie, B., Wobeser, B.  2016.  Novel papillomaviral sequence detected within epidermal plaques in a wolf (Canis lupus).  Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 52(1): 177-179.  https://www.doi.org/10.7589/2015-04-102

  • Zachar, E.K., Burgess, H.J., Wobeser, B.K.  2016.  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, 57(6): 629-634.

  • Wobeser, B.K.  2015.  Anthrax vaccine associated deaths in miniature horses.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 56(4): 359-360.

  • Mills, S.W., Musil, K.M., Davies, J.L., Hendrick, S., Duncan, C., Jackson, M.L., Kidney, B., Philibert, H., Wobeser, B.K., Simko, E.  2014.  Prognostic value of histologic grading for feline mammary carcinoma: A retrospective survival analysis.  Veterinary Pathology, 52(2): 238-249.  https://www.doi.org/10.1177/0300985814543198

  • Wobeser, B.K., Schuman, F.  2014.  Fascioloides magna infection causing fatal pulmonary hemorrhage in a steer. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 55(11):1093-1095.

  • Wiggans, K.T., Hoover, C.E., Ehrhart, E.J., Wobeser, B.K., Cohen, L.B., Gionfriddo, J.R.  2013.  Malignant transformation of a putative eyelid papilloma to squamous cell carcinoma in a dog.  Veterinary Ophthalmology, 16(s1): 105-112.  https://www.doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-5224.2012.01062.x

  • Schaffer, P.A., Wobeser, B., Martin, L.E.R., Dennis, M.M., Duncan, C.G.  2013.  Cutaneous neoplastic lesions of equids in the central United States and Canada: 3,351 biopsy specimens from 3,272 equids (2000–2010).  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 242(1): 99-104.  https://www.doi.org/10.2460/javma.242.1.99

  • Schaffer, P.A., Wobeser, B., Dennis, M.M., Duncan, C.G.  2013.  Non-neoplastic lesions of equine skin in the central U.S.A and Canada: a retrospective study.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 54(3): 262-266.

  • Wobeser, B.K., Hill, J.E., Jackson, M.L., Kidney, B.A., Mayer, M.N., Townsend, H.G.G., Allen, A.L.  2012.  Localization of bovine papillomavirus in equine sarcoids and inflammatory skin conditions of horses using laser microdissection and two forms of DNA amplification.  Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 24(1): 32-41.  https://www.doi.org/10.1177/1040638711425952

  • Lohmann, K.L., Lewis, S.R., Wobeser, B., Allen, A.L.  2010.  Penetrating metallic foreign bodies as a cause of peritonitis in 3 horses. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 51(12): 1400–1404.

  • Wobeser, B.K., Davis, J.L., Hill, J.E., Jackson, M.L., Kidney, B.A., Mayer, M.N., Townsend, H.G.G., Allen, A.L.  2010.  Epidemiology of equine sarcoids in horses in western Canada. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 51(10): 1003-1108.