Ian Battersby



RCVS Recognised Specialist in Small Animal Medicine
EBVS European Veterinary Specialist in Internal Medicine- Companion Animals


Small Animal Medicine

Current Post:

Clinician at Davies Veterinary Specialists Chairman of the Trustees Mission Rabies


All of UK

Clinical Profile

Ian graduated from Bristol University in 1998. Following periods working in mixed practice and small animal practice he returned to Bristol at the beginning of 2001 to complete a four-year residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine. Ian was awarded the RCVS and European Diplomas in Small Animal Internal Medicine in 2005 and RCVS Specialist status in 2007. Ian now works in the internal medicine department at Davies Veterinary Specialists, and with Ronan Doyle developed the DVS interventional radiology service. Ian is the current Chair of the Small Animal Medicine Society and recently chaired the group which developed the BSAVA/SAMSOC, 'ARE YOU PROTECTING?' antibiotic poster. He has chaired the medicine special interest group SAMSOC. He was awarded the BSAVA Melton award in 2013 for meritorious contributions to small animal practice. Ian’s other interests include his work as Specialist Medicine Consultant for the charity Mission Rabies. He is now a trustee of Misson Rabies. In 2017 Ian was made Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons