University of Saskatchewan

Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Ambros, Barbara

Associate Professor, Veterinary Anesthesiology
Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Office Location: WCVM 2572
Phone: 306-966-7082
Fax: 306-966-7174

Academic Credentials

Teaching and Clinical Areas

Dr. Ambros is the newest member of the Veterinary Anesthesiology section. She received her veterinary degree from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna, Austria. She worked in a small animal emergency referral clinic in Vienna and at the University of Vienna prior to completing her veterinary anesthesia residency at the WCVM.

Research Interests

Total intravenous anesthesia (TIVA), pain management and anesthesia in exotic species.


O'Kell AL, Ambros B. 2010. "Accidental epidural injection of thiopental in a dog. Canadian Veterinary Journal. 51: 305-307.

Ambros B, Steagall PVM, Mantovani F, Gilbert P, Duke-Novakovski T. 2009. "Antinociceptive effects of epidural administration of hydromorphone in conscious cats." American Journal of Veterinary Research. 70: 1187-92.

Ambros B, Duke-Novakovski T, Pasloske KS. 2008. "Comparison of the anesthetic efficacy and cardiopulmonary effects of continuous rate infusions of alfaxalone-2-hydroxypropyl-β-cyclodextrin and propofol in dogs." American Journal of Veterinary Research. 69: 1391-1398.