Amelia Goddard is a Professor in Veterinary Clinical Pathology and Head of the Department of Companion Animal Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria (South Africa). The title of her PhD thesis was “Hemostatic changes in canine babesiosis, caused by Babesia rossi, and its association with outcome”. She has presented over 55 international scientific congress presentations and has delivered more than 50 regional and national CPD lectures. She currently has 65 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has written two book chapters with a third in progress. Her main research focus is on the complex interaction between the inflammatory and hemostatic systems in systemic inflammation, using various animal models such as canine babesiosis, canine parvovirus enteritis, canine spirocercosis, snake envenomation, African horse sickness and cancer in dogs.