Veterinary Pathology SAC

Veterinary pathology is the branch of pathology concerned with investigation of disease in animals. Veterinary pathologists further specialise in a diverse range of species groups.

Veterinary Anatomic Pathology FRCPath Examination Statement

Chair: Professor Roberto La Ragione

Committee Members

Celebrating our specialties 

Discover more about ongoing developments and key achievements in vetinary pathology in our Bulletin articles.

  • The key role of veterinary pathology in public health

    In this article, SAC Chair Professor Roberto La Ragione explains the vital role of veterinary pathologists and microbiologists in developing a greater understanding of disease processes and treatments that not only help animals, but also humans.

  • The journey to a greener pathology laboratory

    Reducing the environmental impact of pathology laboratories while maintaining high standards is a balancing act that requires further exploration. In this article, we hear from the newly established BSVP Green Team and their work to improve sustainability in veterinary laboratories.

  • Six decades of advancement in forensic veterinary pathology

    In this article, veterinary pathologist Professor John Cooper, with his wife and colleague, animal lawyer Margaret – Fellow and Honorary Fellow, respectively, of the College – discuss the history and development of forensic veterinary medicine, from its beginnings as an unrecognised specialisation to its growing presence in the training and practice of pathologists.