Daniel Pang

Associate Professor (Anesthesia and Analgesia)

Veterinary Clinical & Diagnostic Sciences

Full Member

Pain and Animal Welfare Research Group



American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia


European College of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia

EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia

Contact information


Office : HRICGA14


Dr Pang teaches in the anesthesia (VetM523) and behavior (VetM322) lecture courses, clinical skills laboratories and clinical anesthesia rotations. He has supervised numerous summer students, internship projects, graduate students and residents.

Preferred method of communication

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Faculty/Admin Assistant

Name: Natasha Reed

Phone:+1 (403) 220-4297



Research and teaching

Research areas

  • Clinical Science
  • Equine Health
  • Neuroscience
  • Veterinary Medical Education

Research / Scholarly Activities

Dr Pang's research interests are in pain assessment and welfare, particularly the applications of pain assessment scales, patient safety and and the concept of enhanced recovery protocols for optimising perioperative care. His research is supported through federal and private foundation funding. He is an editorial board member of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Small Animal Practice, Frontiers in Veterinary Science and BMJ Veterinary Record Case Reports.


Daniel Pang is an Associate Professor of veterinary anesthesiology at the University of Calgary. He received his veterinary degree from the University of Bristol (2000) and worked in small animal practice in the UK before completing an internship at the University of Glasgow, followed by a residency and MSc in veterinary anaesthesia at the Université de Montréal. He received his doctorate in neuroscience (molecular mechanisms of volatile anaesthetics) from Imperial College, London (2011) and is a Diplomate of the European and American Colleges of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia.