Companion Animal Neurology – University of Copenhagen

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Specialisation track in Companion Animal Neurology


The specialisation in Companion Animal Neurology consists of the courses:

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By following the specialisation track in Companion Animal Neurology you will gain

  • Advanced understanding of the principles underlying the clinical presentation and investigation of common diseases and syndromes affecting the central and peripheral nervous system in companion animals.
  • Clinical expertise and practical professional skills targeting the clinical diagnostic approach to companion animal neurological patients, including the detection and localization of lesions in the central and peripheral nervous system.
  • Advanced level of knowledge, skills and competences of when to use and how to assess neurodiagnostic tests such as e.g. Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) examination (collection, preparation and cytology) – and how to combine test results with clinical findings to form a diagnostic conclusion.
  • Experience and advanced level expertise in therapeutic planning and rehabilitation of companion animal neurological patients.


The responsible course leader at the specialisation track in Companion Animal Neurology is:

Professor Mette Berendt, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical and Animal Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

Other lecturers:

Lecturers with specialist knowledge in the field will be invited to contribute

Already certified/specialist? Apply for enrolment directly at the Neurology specialisation track.

See if you have the certification to enroll directly at the specialisation track.
  • From Sweden: Swedish specialist in diseases of dogs and cats, in Swedish known as Steg 1
  • From Norway: Norwegian specialist in diseases of dogs and cats, in Norwegian known as Specialisering i veterinærmedisin, spesialitet smådyr
  • From Finland: Finnish specialist in diseases of dogs and cats, in Finnish known as Pieneläinsairauksien erikoiseläinlääkäri
  • From Denmark: DVA in Small Animal Diseases, in Danish known as certificeret fagdyrlæge i sygdomme hos hunde og katte.

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