Dr. Dianne Dunning, DVM, MS, DrPH, DACVS
Clinical Associate Professor & Director, The Animal Welfare, Ethics and Public Policy Program
MS, Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Colorado State University, 1997
DVM (cum laude)
Washington State University, 1993
Dr. Dunning's interests include animal welfare, the human-animal bond, and exploring the connection between animal welfare and community wellbeing.
Professional Experience & Qualifications
Clinical Associate Professor, Dept. of Clinical Sciences, North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2005-present
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, University of Illinois, 2002-2005
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Louisiana State University, 2000-2002
Clinical Instructor, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Louisiana State University, 1999-2000
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons, 1999
Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Colorado State University, 1994-1997
Internship, Small Animal Medicine, University of Georgia, 1993-1994
Books Authored or Co-Authored
Johnson D, and Dunning D . Atlas of Orthopedic Surgical Procedures of the Dog and the Cat . Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2005.
Chapters in Books
Dunning D. Thoracic Approaches. In: Waldon D (ed). Current Techniques in Small Animal Surgery, 5th ed. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 2006, in press.
Dunning D. Pulmonary Surgical Techniques. In: Bojrab JM (ed). Current Techniques in Small Animal Surgery, 5th ed. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 2006, in press.
Dunning D. Antimicrobial Prophylaxis. In: Monnet E (ed). Disease Mechanisms in Small Animal Surgery, 3nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006, in press.
Dunning D. Salivary Glands. In: Monnet E (ed). Disease Mechanisms in Small Animal Surgery, 3nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006, in press.
Dunning D, Lascelles BD, Marcellin-Little D. Rehabilitation and Palliative Analgesia. In: Tranquilli W, Thurmon JC, Grimm K (eds). Lumb and Jones' Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2006, in press.
Houlton JEF, Dunning D. Perioperative Patient Management. In: Johnson A and Houlton JEF (eds). AO Principles of Fracture Management in Small Animals. Davos, Switzerland: AO Publishing, 2005:1-25.
Articles in Journals
Kennedy SC, Dunning D, Bischoff MG, Kuriashkin IV, Pijanowski GJ, Schaeffer DJ. The Effect of Axial and Abaxial Release on Meniscal Displacement in the Dog. Vet Comp Ortho and Traum 2005;18(4):227-234.
Towle HA, Griffon DJ, Thomas MW, Siegel AM, Dunning D, Johnson A. Pre- and Postoperative Radiographic and Computed Tomographic Evaluation of Dogs with Medial Patellar Luxation. Vet Surg 2005;34(2):265-272.
Dunning D, Halling K, Ehrhart, NP. Rehabilitation of Medical and Acute Care Patient. Vet Clinics North Amer (Small Animals) 2005;35(6):1411-1426.
Dunning D. Basic Mammalian Bone Anatomy and Healing. Vet Clinics North Amer (Exotics) 2002;5(1):115-128.
Dunning D. Penetrating Wounds to the Thorax. Compendium's Standards of Care: Emergency and Critical Medicine 2001;3(5):1-8.
Dunning D, Salman M, New JC, Zawistowski SL. Shelter Population Index in Companion Animals: A Multi-institutional Feasibility Study. $75,200; National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy. Apr 2006-Apr 2007.
Pugliese L, Dunning D. The Veterinary Intervention Project: An Educational Exploration of the Link between Interpersonal Violence and Animal Abuse. $3,000; Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Welfare of Animals Grant. Mar 2006-Mar 2007.
Reed J, Pierce C, Dunning D. Preliminary Assessment of the Effects of Recent Spay/Neuter Legislation in Buncombe County, NC. $5,200; Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Welfare of Animals Grant. Mar 2006-Mar 2007.
Dunning D, Marsolais G. Comparison of the Effects of Deramaxx® on Forelimb Function in Dogs Undergoing Rehabilitation for Elbow Dysplasia and Osteoarthritis & Comparison of the Effects of Deramaxx® and Postoperative Rehabilitation on Hindlimb Function after Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy in Dogs with Naturally Occurring Cranial Cruciate Ligament Rupture. $85,760; Novartis Animal Health US, Inc. Feb 2004-Dec 2006.
Dunning D. The Effect of Canine Rehabilitation on Mobility and Activity in Dogs with Intervertebral Disc Disease. $10,100; Mrs. Wanda Jean Hiser Gift. Feb 2004-Jan 2006.
Dunning D, Marsolais G. Effects of Carprofen on Early and Long-Term Weight Bearing, Muscle Mass, Joint Pain and Serum Creatinine Kinase following Rehabilitation for Surgically Corrected Cranial Cruciate Ligament in the Dog, $132,000; Pfizer Animal Health. Dec 2003-Dec 2005.