Assistant Professor, Small Animal Surgery
Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Office Location: Room 2582
Dr. Sakals assumed her faculty position in Small Animal Surgery during the summer of 2012. Dr. Sakals completed a rotating internship and served as a clinical associate in small animal surgery at the WCVM following graduation in 2006. For the next three years Dr. Sakals completed a Small Animal Surgery Residency training program at the University of Georgia.
- BVSc, Simon Fraser University
- DVM, Western College of Veterinary Medicine
- Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons - Small Animal
Minimally invasive surgery, ovariectomy
- Sakals, S, Schmiedt, CW and Radlinsky, MG, 2011. Comparison and Description of Transdiaphragmatic and Abdominal Minimally Invasive Cisterna Chyli Ablation in Dogs. Veterinary Surgery, 40(7): 795-801.
- Sakals, S, Gillick, MS, Kerr, ME and Boston, SE, 2010. Diagnosing the Etiology of Hypercalcemia in a Dog: A Case of Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Veterinary Pathology, 47(3): 579-581.
- Sakals, SA and Johnston, S, 2011. Arthritis, Septic. In L.P. Tilley and F.W.K. Smith Jr. (eds.), Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline 5th Ed., 112-113. New Jersey: Wiley-Blackwell