Catherine Wagg

Senior Instructor (Clinical Pathology)

Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Full Member

Veterinary Education Research Group

Associate Member

Clinical and Translational Research Group


Contact information


Office : CSB118F

Preferred method of communication

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Faculty/Admin Assistant

Name:Anna Wenman

Phone:+1 (403) 210-6298


Research and teaching

Research Groups

  • Clinical and Translational Research

Research / Scholarly Activities

Dr. Wagg's areas of research interest include coagulation and the teaching & learning of clinical pathology in the veterinary curriculum.


Dr. Catherine Wagg graduated with a DVM from the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island in 1998. After graduation, she began her small animal practice career in Illinois, USA and later worked in private practices in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, USA until August of 2003. She continued in small animal practice after moving to Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec before entering a residency program in Clinical Pathology at the University of Montreal, Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec in 2004. She completed her residency in April 2008, with a main research focus in hemostasis.

Dr. Wagg joined the faculty at the University of Calgary in 2009. As a Senior Instructor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences, Dr. Wagg is the course coordinator and a co-instructor in the 2nd year clinical pathology course of the DVM program. She is also involved in the integration of clinical pathology teaching with other courses, including Clinical Skills and Clinical Presentations, as well as co-delivering the Clinical Pathology rotation in students’ 4th year in the DVM program.

In addition to teaching, Dr. Wagg provides clinical service through Antech diagnostics, reading hematology and cytology glass slide cases typically 1 day/week.