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Peter J Pascoe- BVSc
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

1414 Tupper Hall
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 3151


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1975 BVSc Veterinary Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

Honors and Awards

2004 Langley award for the best paper published in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia for 2003
2003 Presidential Service Award, ACVA
1971 Distinction in Veterinary Anatomy


Diploma Large Animal Surgery
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists
Diploma of Veterinary Anaesthesia, RCVS, UK
Diplomate European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Active Research Grants

Co-Investigator, Effects of fentanyl constant rate infusion in Hispaniolan Parrots, Hawkins, M (Principal Investigator), CCAH

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2015 Culp WT, Mayhew PD, Pascoe PJ, Zwingenberger A. Angiographic anatomy of the major abdominal arterial blood supply in the dog. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. ,
  • Link Icon 2014 Shilo-Benjamini Y, Pascoe PJ, Maggs DJ, Pypendop BH, Johnson EG, Kass PH, Wisner ER. Comparison of peribulbar and retrobulbar regional anesthesia with bupivacaine in cats. Am J Vet Res,
  • Link Icon 2014 Mayhew PD, Mayhew KN, Shilo-Benjamini Y, Pascoe PJ. Prospective evaluation of access incision position for minimally invasive surgical organ exposure in cats Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association,
  • Link Icon 2014 McKune, CM, Pascoe, PJ, Lascelles, BD, Kass, PH The challenge of evaluating pain and a pre-incisional local anesthetic block. PeerJ,
  • Link Icon 2013 Mayhew PD, Hunt GB, Steffey MA, Culp WT, Mayhew KN, Fuller M, Johnson LR, Pascoe PJ Evaluation of short-term outcome after lung lobectomy for resection of primary lung tumors via video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery or open thoracotomy in medium- to large-breed dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Link Icon 2013 Shilo-Benjamini Y, Pascoe PJ, Maggs DJ, Kass PH, Wisner ER Retrobulbar and peribulbar regional techniques in cats: a preliminary study in cadavers. Vet Anaesth Analg,
  • Link Icon 2013 Hawkins MG, Shachar Malka S, Pascoe PJ, Solano AM, Kass PH, Ohmura H, Jones JH Evaluation of the effects of dorsal versus lateral recumbency on the cardiopulmonary system during anesthesia with isoflurane in red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis) American Journal of Veterinary Research,
  • Link Icon 2013 Stockman J, Weber ES, Kass PH, Pascoe PJ, Paul-Murphy J Physiologic and biochemical measurements and response to noxious stimulation at various concentrations of MS-222 in Koi (Cyprinus carpio) Vet Anaesth Analg,
  • Link Icon 2012 Pascoe PJ, Clarke KW Informed owner consent - how informed? Vet Anaesth Analg,
  • Link Icon 2012 Mayhew PD, Culp WT, Pascoe PJ, Kass PH, Johnson LR. Evaluation of Blind Thoracoscopic-Assisted Placement of Three Double-Lumen Endobronchial Tube Designs for One-Lung Ventilation in Dogs. Veterinary Surgery,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2012 Pascoe PJ: Anesthesia and Pain Management., Verstraete FJM, Lommer MJ, (ed), Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Dogs and Cats., London. .

2009 Steffey EP, Pascoe PJ: Drugs and the Central Nervous System, Riviere JE, Papich MG, (ed), Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Ames. 183-210.

2008 DeMarco GJ, Pascoe PJ: Anatomy, Physiology, and Effects of Pain, Fish RE, Brown MJ, Danneman PJ, Karas, AZ, (ed), Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals, London. 3-26.

2007 Hawkins MG, Pascoe PJ: Cagebirds, West G, Heard D, Caulkett, N, (ed), Zoo Animal & Wildlife Immobilization and Anesthesia, Ames. 269-298.

2007 Pascoe PJ: Anaesthesia for Thoracic Surgery, Seymour C, Duke T, (ed), BSAVA Manual of Small Animal Anaesthesia and Analgesia, Cheltenham, UK. .