Biography - Nick Cave


BVSc, MVSc, PhD, DACVN, Massey University Palmerston North, New Zealand

Nick Cave, BVSc, MVSc, PhD, DACVN, Massey University Palmerston North, New Zealand

Dr. Nick Cave graduated from Massey University in 1990 with a BVSc, and worked in general practice for 6 years until 1997, when he returned to Massey for a residency in small animal internal medicine and attained membership in the Australasian College of Veterinary Scientists by examination. He graduated with a Masters in Veterinary Science in 2000. In 2004, he moved to UC Davis, where he attained a PhD in Nutrition and Immunology. At the same time, he completed a residency in Small Animal Clinical Nutrition. In late 2005, he returned to Massey University as Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Medicine and Nutrition. He has authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications and is on the editorial board for the “Veterinary Quarterly” and “Veterinary Education International.” He is a founding member of the WSAVA Nutritional Guidelines Committee.

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