Sarah Boston

Sarah Boston full torso and head shot

Adjunct Faculty - VCA Canada - 404 Veterinary Referral

DVM, DVSc, Dipl ACVS, ACVS Founding Fellow of Surgical Oncology




Sarah graduate from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1996. She completed a rotating internship at the University of Guelph the following year. She then returned to Western Canada for 3 years of general practice before going to the University of Guelph for a residency and DVSc in small animal surgery. She became board-certified with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2004. Sarah then completed a Fellowship in Surgical Oncology in 2005. Sarah was on faculty at the University of Guelph for 5 years before moving south to the University of Florida where she was an Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology. Sarah joined the VCA family in February, 2018, where she started the Surgical Oncology Service at 404 Veterinary Emergency & Referral in Newmarket. She is Adjunct Faculty at the University of Guelph.


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Selected Publications

Sarah is Past-President of Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncology and has authored numerous journal articles and textbook chapters on surgical oncology, some of them good. Sarah is also a published author and cancer survivor. Her first book Lucky Dog: How Being a Veterinarian Saved my Life, was published by the House of Anansi Press in 2014.