Consultant in Oncology

Head of the Oncology Department


  • EBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Oncology
  • RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Oncology
  • MA VetMB
  • MVetMed
  • DACVIM(Oncology)
  • DECVIM-CA(Oncology)


Owen is an RCVS, American and European specialist in veterinary oncology. Before his residency, he spent almost 10 years in general practice, undertaking large and small animal work, both in the UK and in India. He is a member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (chapter of small animal medicine), and holds a Master’s degree based on research into canine lymphoma.

His clinical interests include, improving the treatment of cancer in veterinary medicine, haematopoietic malignancies, diagnostic utility of signalment and clinical presentation in veterinary oncology, and prognostication of veterinary cancer.

Publications and research:

  • Roberts E, Shirlow A, Cox A, Davies O. Multiple myeloma involving the gastrointestinal tract in an English Springer Spaniel. Vet Med Sci. 2022 Nov;8(6):2273-2276. https://doi: 10.1002/vms3.927
  • Davies O, Taylor AJ. Refining the “double two-thirds” rule: Genotype-based breed grouping and clinical presentation help predict the diagnosis of canine splenic mass lesions in 288 dogs. Vet Comp Oncol. 2020;1–11.
  • Purzycka K, Peters LM, Desmas I, Davies O, Chang Y-M, Lara-Garcia A. Clinicopathological characteristics and prognostic factors for canine multicentric non-indolent T-cell lymphoma: 107 cases. Vet Comp Oncol. 2020;1–8.
  • Davies O, Szladovits B, Polton G, Garden OA, Leo C, Lara-Garcia A. Prognostic significance of clinical presentation, induction and rescue treatment in 42 cases of canine centroblastic diffuse large B-cell multicentric lymphoma in the United Kingdom. Vet Comp Oncol. 2018;16:276–287.
  • Davies O, Spencer S, Necova S, Holmes E, Taylor A, Blackwood L, Lara-Garcia A: Intranasal melanoma treated with radiation therapy in three dogs, Veterinary Quarterly (2017), 37:1, 274-281,

Services we offer

Our team of Consultants provide top-quality care in anaesthesia & analgesia, cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, emergency and critical care, internal medicine, neurology and neurosurgery, oncology (including radiotherapy), ophthalmology, orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery.


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