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Avril Arendse, DVM, DACVIM–Neurology, CCRP

Clinical Instructor
  • Neurology/Neurosurgery
Avril Arendse
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

DVM, 2003
Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine
Tuskegee, AL

BS, Biology, 1999
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine—Neurology
  • Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner
  • Inflammatory/immune-mediated central nervous system disease

2016-Present
Clinical Instructor
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Blacksburg, VA

2013-2016
Primary Neurologist
Hope Veterinary Specialists
Malvern, PA

2011-2013
Staff Neurologist
Angell Memorial
Boston, MA

2008-2011
Primary Neurologist
Veterinary Referral Center
Malvern, PA

2007-2008
Staff Neurologist
Bush Veterinary Neurology
Leesburg, VA

2004-2007
Neurology Resident
University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine
Knoxville, TN

2003-2004
Small Animal Intern
University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine
Knoxville, TN

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association
  1. Thieman, Kelly. Echandi, Rita. Arendse, Avril. Henry, George. CT Diagnosis of Tension Pneumocephalus Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2008 49(4), 362-4.
  2. Johnson, L.M. Hecht, S. Arendse. AU. Adams, WH. What’s your diagnosis? Cystic Meningioma JAVMA 2007 Sept. 15:231 (6): 861-2.
  3. Birchard, Geoffrey. Arendse, Avril. An allometric analysis of oxygen consumption rate and cardiovascular function in the cockroach, Blaberus discoidalis. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A129 (2001) 339 – 344.