Abby Caine


Consultant in Diagnostic Imaging


  • European and RCVS-Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
  • Honorary Associate Professor, University of Nottingham

Abby graduated from Cambridge Veterinary School in 2001. During five years in a busy small animal practice, she developed an interest in radiology and ultrasound, and gained the RCVS Certificate in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. She returned to Cambridge in 2006 to undertake a Residency in Diagnostic Imaging, was awarded the European Diploma in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging in 2009, and since then has worked as an imaging specialist at DWR.

She is a former Chair of the British and Irish Division of the European Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging  and has been a member of the Board of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. Abby is interested in all aspects of imaging, in particular MRI, trauma imaging and muscuoloskeletal ultrasound. She has published articles and book chapters in the field, and enjoys teaching students and general practitioners. In recent years she has become Deputy Head of the Diagnostic Imaging service and has enjoyed supervising and training imaging residents.


Two cases illustrating computed tomographic features distinguishing an accessory lung lobe mass from a caudal mediastinal origin. Foteini Kormpou, Olivier Taeymans, Shanti Lucie Esmieu, Ariadna Ribas, Abby Caine. Vet Record case reports (2021)

Serum C-reactive protein in dogs with paraplegia secondary to acute intervertebral disc extrusion. Max Foreman, Enzo Vettorato, Abby Caine, Paola Monti, Giunio Bruto Cherubini, Salih Eminaga. JVIM (2021)

Low-field magnetic resonance imaging findings in 18 dogs with presumed optic neuritis. Laura Muniz Moris, Giunio Bruto Cherubini, Abby Caine.  Frontiers in Veterinary Science 7:7585828 (2021)

Transient Postural Vestibulo-cerebellar Syndrome in 3 dogs with presumed cerebellar hypoplasia. Miroslav Prikryl, Abby Caine, Viktor Palus. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 7:453 (2020)

Myelopathy secondary to an intramedullary arteriovenous malformation in a mature dog. Maria Ines de Freitas, Daniel Housley, Abby Caine, Emilie Fauchon, Kerstin Baker, Davide Corbetta, Giunio Cherubini. JVIM 2020

Cystoscopic-guided laser ablation of an ectopic ureterocoele in a female dog. Thomas Anderson, Franciso Llabres Diaz, Abby Caine, Rachel Miller, Darren Barnes. JAAHA 56:280-84 (2020)

MRI features of solitary vertebral masses in dogs: 20 cases (2010-2019). Emilie Hanot, Guinio Bruto Cherubini, Valeria Café Marcal, Abby Caine. JAAHA 57:189-198 (2021)

Traumatic Orbital ligament avulsion diagnosed with cross sectional imaging in three dogs. Emilie Hanot, David Williams, Abby Caine. Vet Record Case reports 8:1:1143 (2020)