Andrea Sanchez

Assistant Professor   |   DVM, DVSc, ACVAA Diplomate


Andrea Sanchez earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree at the University of Murcia, Spain. She completed both a residency in Anesthesia and a Doctor of Veterinary Science degree at OVC in 2016 and became an ACVAA Diplomate. From 2016 to 2017, she was a veterinary anesthesiologist specialist working at several private practices in Ontario. She returned to OVC in 2017 as an Assistant Professor in the Anesthesia section.

Research Interests

  • Pharmacokinetics/Pharmacodynamics 
  • Anesthesia/analgesia in domestic and exotic species
  • Cardiorespiratory effects of anesthetic drugs and sympathomimetics
  • Oral sedatives 




Selected Publications

Sanchez A, Valverde A, Sinclair M, Mosley C, Singh A, Mutsaers AJ, Hanna B, Gu Y, Johnson R. The pharmacokinetics of DPH after the administration of a single intravenous or intramuscular dose in healthy dogs. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2016 Oct;39(5):452-9. 

Sanchez A, Valverde A, Sinclair M, Mosley C, Singh A, Mutsaers AJ, Hanna B, Johnson R, Gu Y, Beaudoin-Kimble M. Antihistaminic and cardiorespiratory effects of diphenhydramine hydrochloride in anesthetized dogs undergoing excision of mast cell tumors. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2017 Oct 1;251(7):804-813. 

Zaheer OA, Sanchez A, Beaufrère H. Minimum anesthetic concentration of isoflurane and sparing effect of midazolam in Quaker parrots (Myiopsitta monachus). Vet Anaesth Analg. 2020 May;47(3):341-346

Uccello O, Sanchez A, Valverde A, Beaufrère H. Cardiovascular effects of increasing dosages of norepinephrine in healthy isoflurane-anesthetized New Zealand White rabbits. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2020 Nov;47(6):781-788.