University of Saskatchewan

Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Burgess, Hilary

Clinical Associate, Veterinary Clinical Pathology
Veterinary Pathology
Office Location: WCVM 1728
Phone: 306.966.3277
Fax: 306.966.7439


Academic Credentials

Teaching and Clinical Areas

Dr. Burgess teaches hemostasis in the undergraduate general pathology course (VTPA 352.3), as well as undergraduate clinical pathology to fourth-year students (VTPA 580), and graduate diagnostic clinical pathology (VTPA 850-853), hematology (VTPA 810) and chemistry (VTPA 811). 

Dr. Burgess also contributes to the diagnostic clinical pathology service offered by Prairie Diagnostic Services, Inc.


Sadar MJ, Parker DL, Burgess H, Wojnarowicz C. 2011. "Two cases of vaginal bleeding in pet rats." Canadian Veterinary Journal. 52: 768-771.

Burgess HJ, Kerr ME. 2009. "Cytokeratin and vimentin co-expression in 21 canine primary pulmonary epithelial neoplasms." Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 21: 815-820.

Burgess HJ, Woods JP, Abrams-Ogg ACG, Wood RD. 2009. "The use of a questionnaire and diagnostic profile to evaluate risk and signs of hemorrhage in dogs with von Willebrand disease." Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research. 73:241- 251.

Burgess HJ, Woods JP, Abrams-Ogg ACG, Wood RD. 2009. "Evaluation of laboratory methods to improve characterization of dogs with von Willebrand disease."  Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research. 73: 252- 259.

Burgess H, Wood RD. 2008. "Validation of a von Willebrand factor antigen enzyme-linked immunosorbant assay and newly developed collagen binding assay." Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research. 72(5): 420-427.

Gentry P, Burgess H, Wood D. 2008. "Hemostasis." In: Kaneko JJ, Harvey JW, Bruss ML, eds. Clinical Biochemistry of Domestic Animals. Sixth ed. San Diego: Academic Press, 287-330.

Burgess H, Ruotsalo K, Peregrine A, Hanselman B, Abrams-Ogg A. 2008. "Eucoleus aerophilus respiratory infection in a dog with Addison’s disease." Canadian Veterinary Journal. 49:389-392.

Dawson H, Hoff B, Grift E, Tvedten H, Shoukri M. 2009. "Validation of the Coulter AcT Diff haematology analyzer for analysis of blood of common domestic animals." Veterinary Clinical Pathology. 29(4): 132-136.

Dawson H, Sutton-Harmer A, Hoff B, Grift E. 2000. "Equine serum biochemical analyte comparisons on the Boehringer Mannheim/Hitachi 911 and Abaxis VetScan clinical chemistry analyzers." Equine Veterinary Education. 12(6): 333.

Sutton A, Dawson H, Hoff B, Grift E, Shoukri M. 1999. "Analyte comparisons between two clinical chemistry analyzers." Canadian Veterinary Journal. 40: 255-260.