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Kevin Cosford Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Research Area(s)

  • Small animal internal medicine

Academic Credentials

  • DVM, WCVM, University of Saskatchewan
  • MVetSc WCVM, University of Saskatchewan
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Small Animal Internal Medicine


Case Reports/Series:

  • Cosford KL et al. A possible new inherited myopathy in a Labrador retriever. Can Vet J 2008 Apr; 49(4):393-7.
  • Sandmeyer LS, Cosford K, Grahn BH. Metastatic carcinoma in a cat. Can Vet J. 2009 Jan; 50(1):95-6.
  • Cockwill KR, Taylor SM, Snead EC, Dickinson R, Cosford K, Malek S, Lindsay LR, Diniz PP. Granulocytic anaplasmosis in three dogs from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Can Vet J. 2009 Aug; 50(8):835-40.
  • Coutu MP, Rousset N, Cosford K. Dynamic cervical lung herniation causing dysphagia in a puppy. Vet Rec Case Rep. 2015; 3:1 e000193 doi: 10. 1136/vetreccr-2015-000193

Original Research:

  • Cosford KL et al. Prospective evaluation of laparoscopic pancreatic biopsies in 11 healthy cats. J Vet Intern Med 2010 Jan-Feb; 24(1):104-13.
  • Beazley SG, Cosford K, Duke-Novakovski T. Cardiopulmonary effects of using carbon dioxide for laparoscopic surgery in cats. Can Vet J. 2011 Sep; 52(9):973-8.
  • Snead EC, Taylor SM, van der Kooij M, Cosford K, Beggs AH, Shelton GD. Clinical phenotype of X-linked myotubular myopathy in Labrador Retriever puppies. J Vet Intern Med. 2015 Jan: 29(1):254-60.
  • McMillan CJ, Zapata RC, Chelikani PK, Snead EC, Cosford K. Circulating concentrations of glucagon-like peptide 1, glucose-dependent insulinotropic peptide, peptide YY, and insulin in client-owned lean, overweight and diabetic cats. Domest Anim Endocrinol 2016 Jan; 54: 85-94.

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Research Interests

  • Incretin hormone profiles in lean, obese, and diabetic cats
  • Veterinary medical education