Dawn Seddon

Dawn Seddon, BVSc, MSc VetPath, Diplomate ACVP, MRCVS, NHD Microbiol



  • Diplomate ACVP (Clinical Pathology, 2007)
  • BSc: Onderstepoort, University Pretoria, South Africa, 1991
  • MSc: Royal Veterinary College, University of London, UK (Distinction, 1997)
  • ND Microbiology & NHD Microbiology: (Distinction) (Technikon Witwatersrand, South Africa, 1979, 1980)

Professional Expertise, Interests and Research Areas

  • Clinical pathology diagnostician – hematology, chemistry, endocrinology, urinalysis, cytology
  • Large animal trace elements, metabolic disease and herd management
  • Research interests : Marine ecology, aquatic animal health, biomarkers of disease of aquatic animals, reef conservation, vector borne disease in small and large animals

Personal Background and Interests

  • Scuba diving (inactive instructor) and underwater photography
  • Continuing education – attending veterinary conferences – clinical pathology and medicine
  • Triathlon (particularly swimming) (Completed Iron Man New Zealand 2005, 2009.)
  • Hiking and Hashing
  • Classical music