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Barry R. Blakley, DVM, PhD

Specialties and Expertise

  • Veterinary toxicology


  • DVM: Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
  • MS: University of Saskatchewan
  • PhD: University of Cincinnati

Select Awards, Achievements, and Publications

  • J. J. Murison Distinguished Veterinarian Award, 2019
  • Cowan V, Blakley B. Acute lead poisoning in western canadian cattle – A 16-year retrospective study of diagnostic case records. Can Vet J. 2016;57:421-426.
  • Coufal-Majewski S, Stanford K, McAllister T, Blakley B, et al. Impacts of cereal ergot in food animal production. Front Vet Sci. 2016;3(15).
  • Cowan V, Blakley B. Characterizing 1341 cases of veterinary toxicoses confirmed in western Canada: A 16-year retrospective study. Can Vet J. 2016;57:53-58.
  • Cowan VE, Blakley BR. A retrospective study of canine strychnine poisonings from 1998 to 2013 in western Canada. Can Vet J. 2015;56:587-590.