Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Academic Credentials

  • DMV, University of Liege, Belgium, 2010
  • Diplomate, European College of Zoological Medicine (ECZM), 2020


  • Desprez, I., Decambron, A., Pignon, C.  2020.  Revision surgery of an olecranon fracture after initial surgical treatment failure in a ferret (Mustela putorius furo).  Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 32: 49-53.  https://www.doi.org/10.1053/j.jepm.2019.12.001

  • Siddle, M.R., Hanak, E., Parker, D.L., Desprez, I.  2020.  Cholecystectomy for the treatment of enterococcal cholecystitis and cholelithiasis in an inland bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps): A case report.  Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 35: 64-68.  https://www.doi.org/10.1053/j.jepm.2020.08.004

  • Volait-Rosset, L., Pignon, C., Desprez, I., Guillier, D., Donnelly, T.M.  2020.  Development and validation of an endoscopic myringotomy technique to treat otitis media and interna in a case series of three guinea pigs (Cavia porcellus).  Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 32: 31-38.  https://www.doi.org/10.1053/j.jepm.2019.10.003

  • Bourguet, A., Desprez, I., Volait, L., Guyonnet, A., Pignon, C., Boulouis, H.J., Guillot, J., Chahory, S.  2019.  Conjunctival bacterial and fungal flora and cutaneous fungal flora in healthy domestic rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus).  Journal of Small Animal Practice, 60(7): 417-422.  https://www.doi.org/10.1111/jsap.12989

  • Desprez, I., Boyer, C., Servely, J.-L., Carlet-Lejallé, A., Reyes-Gomez, E., Donnelly, T.M., Pignon, C.  2019.  Assessment of the respiratory tract distribution of fluorescein by nebulization in rats (Rattus norvegicus).  Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 30: 30-36.  https://www.doi.org/10.1053/j.jepm.2018.01.008

  • Desprez, I., Donnelly, T.M., Mayousse, V., Thibaud, J.-L., Parker, D.L., Pignon, C.  2019.  A case of otitis interna in a ferret (Mustela putorius furo).  Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 31: 104-107.  https://www.doi.org/10.1053/j.jepm.2019.08.003

  • Schilliger, L., Paillusseau, C., Gandar, F., Desprez, I., Claude, W., Passavin, P., Saponaro, V., Roche-Catholy, M., Nicolier, A., Pouchelon, J.-L., Chetboul, V.  2019.  Hypertensive heart disease and encephalopathy in a central bearded dragon (pogona vitticeps) with severe atherosclerosis and first-degree atrioventricular block.  Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 50(2): 482-486.  https://www.doi.org/10.1638/2018-0178

  • Desprez, I., Yabsley, M.J., Fogelson, S.B., Hicks, J.A., Barber, R., Sladakovic, I., Secrest, S.A., Divers, S.J., Mayer, J.  2017.  Baylisascaris procyonis larva migrans in two captive North American beavers (Castor canadensis).  Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 48(1): 232-236.  https://www.doi.org/10.1638/2016-0102.1

  • Desprez, I., Pignon, C., Decambron, A., Donnelly, T.M.  2016.  Surgical management of multiple metatarsal fractures in a chinchilla (Chinchilla lanigera).  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 249(7): 801-806.  https://www.doi.org/10.2460/javma.249.7.801