Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Research Area(s)

  • Electrocardiography, blood pressure and platelet function

Academic Credentials

  • Dr. med.vet., Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany 
  • Internship, University of Missouri 
  • Residency, University of Wisconsin - Madison 
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine  

Research Interests

Dr. Carr's research interests include electrocardiography, blood pressure and platelet function.



  • Chalifoux, N.V., Carr, A.P.  2020.  Pulsus alternans in a critically ill dog hospitalized for xylitol toxicity.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 61(8): 865-870.

  • Khoo, A., Waldner, C.L., Carr, A.P., Gaunt, M.C.  2019.  Effect of three resuscitative fluid therapy strategies on NT-proBNP concentration in healthy dogs.  Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 29(2): 143-148.  https://www.doi.org/10.1111/vec.12812

  • Gaunt, M.C., Carr, A.P., Taylor, S.M.  2018.  Serological survey of canine vector-borne diseases in Saskatchewan, Canada.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 59(10): 1109-1111.

  • Duke-Novakovski, T., Ambros, B., Feng, C., Carr, A.P.  2017.  The effect of anesthetic drug choice on accuracy of high-definition oscillometry in laterally recumbent horses.  Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia, 44(3): 589-593.  https://www.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaa.2016.08.006

  • 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

  • Carr, A.P.  2016.  How best to treat Addison's disease in dogs?  Veterinary Record, 179(4): 96-97.  https://www.doi.org/10.1136/vr.i4052

  • Kjaergaard, A.B., Carr, A.P., Gaunt, M.C.  2016.  Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) infection in association with acute gastroenteritis in 7 dogs from Saskatchewan.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 57(9): 964-968.

  • Leeman, J.J., Shaw, K.K., Mison, M.B., Perry, J.A., Carr, A., Shultz, R.  2016.  Extracorporeal shockwave therapy and therapeutic exercise for supraspinatus and biceps tendinopathies in 29 dogs.  Veterinary Record, 179(15): 385.  https://www.doi.org/10.1136/vr.103487

  • Erickson, M., Hiebert, L.M., Carr, A.P., Stickney, J.D.  2014. Effect of Oral Administration of Unfractionated Heparin on Coagulation Parameters in Plasma, and Urine and Fecal Heparin Levels in the Dog. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research, 78 (3): 193-201.

  • Dhumeaux, M.P., Snead, E.C.R., Epp, T.Y., Taylor, S.M., Carr, A.P., Dickinson, R.M., Leis, M.L.  2012.  Effects of a Standardized Anesthetic Protocol on Hematologic Variables in Healthy Cats.  Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 14(10): 701-705.  https://www.doi.org/10.1177/1098612X12448588

  • Tam, F.M., Carr, A.P., Myers, S.L. 2011.  Safety and Palatability of Polyethylene Glycol 3350 as an Oral Laxative in Cats.  Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 13(10): 694-697.  https://www.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfms.2011.05.017

  • Gaunt, M.C., Carr, A.P.  2011.  A Survey of Intestinal Parasites from Dogs in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 52: 497-500.

  • Book Chapters:
  • Carr, .AP.  2012.  Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia.  In L Merrill (ed.), Small Animal Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses, Wiley-Blackwell, Ames, Iowa, 171-173.

  • Carr, A.P.  2010. Triad Disease.  In G. Norsworthy, The Feline Patient, Wiley Blackwell, Ames, Iowa, 519-520.

  • Carr, A.P.  2010.  Immune Mediated Hemolytic Anemia.  In G. Norsworthy, The Feline Patient, Wiley Blackwell, Ames, Iowa, 282-283.