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Samuel H Jennings - DVM, MSpVM, DACVP

Samuel H Jennings
Respiratory Pathology
Section of Anatomic Pathology

Samuel Jennings, DVM, MSpVM, DACVP, is a 2008 graduate of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists in 2011 after completing a residency at North Carolina State University. Dr. Jennings oversees the Anatomic Pathology teaching and training program and co-directs and instructs in the 4th yr. Anatomic/Clinical Pathology Rotation. As resident training coordinator, he oversees professional development and board examination preparation. He is the Course Director for the Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology course and also teaches in Respiratory pathophysiology, Organs System Structure & Function, Hemic, Lymphatic, and Clinical Pathology, and in the Advanced Exotic Elective. He is one of the primary diagnostic pathologists on the autopsy and biopsy services.  He also serves on the Curriculum Committee. 



  • DVM - Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine - 2008
  • MSpVM - North Carolina State University -2011

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists (Anatomic Pathology)
  1. Kezer, K.A., Barber, L.G., Jennings, S.H. 2018. Efficacy of dacarbazine as a rescue agent for histiocytic sarcoma in dogs. Veterinary and Comparative Oncology.
  2. DiVincenzo, M.J., Frydman, G.H., Kowaleski, M.P., Vanderburg, C.R., Lai, B., Oura, T.J., Jennings, S.H. 2017. Metallosis in a Dog as a Long-Term Complication Following Total Hip Arthroplasty. Veterinary Pathology.
  3. Falk, E., Lange, C.E., Jennings, S., Ferrer, L. 2017. Two cutaneous horns associated with canine papillomavirus type 1 infection in a pit bull dog. Veterinary Dermatology.
  4. Pollock, J., Bedenice, D., Jennings, S.H., Papich, M.G. 2017. Pharmacokinetics of an extended-release formulation of eprinomectin in healthy adult alpacas and its use in alpacas confirmed with mange. Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
  5. Lin, D., Jennings, S.H. 2017. Pathology in practice. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  6. Daure, E., Jania, R., Jennings, S., d’Anjou, M.-A., Penninck, D. 2017. Ultrasonographic and clinicopathological features of pyloroduodenal adenomatous polyps in cats. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery.
  7. Dyer, C.S., Jennings, S.H. 2016. Pathology in practice. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  8. Davies, R., Rozanski, E., Tseng, F., Jennings, S., Paul, A. 2016. Traumatic uterine rupture in three felids. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
  9. Nadolski, A.C., Markovich, J.E., Jennings, S.H., Mahony, O.M. 2016. Mammary development, hyperestrogenemia, and hypocortisolemia in a male cat with an adrenal cortical carcinoma. Canadian Veterinary Journal.
  10. Williams, K., Andrie, K., Cartoceti, A., French, S., Goldsmith, D., Jennings, S., Priestnall, S.L., Wilson, D., Jutkowitz, A. 2016. Pulmonary Veno-Occlusive Disease: A Newly Recognized Cause of Severe Pulmonary Hypertension in Dogs. Veterinary Pathology.
  11. Seiler, G.S., Campbell, N., Nixon, B., Tsuruta, J.K., Dayton, P.A., Jennings, S., Redding, W.R., Lustgarten, M. 2016. Feasibility and safety of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the distal limb of six horses. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound.
  12. Mavromatis, M.V., Oura, T.J., Jennings, S.H. 2015. What is your diagnosis?. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  13. Hobbs, J., Sutherland-Smith, J., Penninck, D., Jennings, S., Barber, L., Barton, B. 2015. Ultrasonographic features of canine gastrointestinal stromal tumors compared to other gastrointestinal spindle cell tumors. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound.
  14. Stevens, B.J., Montgomery, S.A., Phillips, K.L., Wester, M.W., Jennings, S.H. 2014. Pathology in practice. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  15. Niemuth, J.N., De Voe, R.S., Jennings, S.H., Loomis, M.R., Troan, B.V. 2014. Malignant hypertension and retinopathy in a western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla). Journal of Medical Primatology.
  16. Balakrishnan, N., Pritchard, J., Ericson, M., Grindem, C., Phillips, K., Jennings, S., Mathews, K., Tran, H., Birkenheuer, A.J., Breitschwerdt, E.B. 2014. Prostatitis, steatitis, and diarrhea in a dog following presumptive flea-borne transmission of Bartonella henselae. Journal of Clinical Microbiology.
  17. Newman, J.C., Prange, T., Jennings, S., Barlow, B.M., Davis, J.L. 2013. Pharmacokinetics of tobramycin following intravenous, intramuscular, and intra-articular administration in healthy horses. Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
  18. Jennings, S.H., Wise, A.G., Nickeleit, V., Maes, R.K., Cianciolo, R.E., Del Piero, F., Law, J.M., Kim, Y., McCalla, A.C., Breuhaus, B.A., Roberts, M.C., Linder, K.E. 2013. Polyomavirus-Associated Nephritis in 2 Horses. Veterinary Pathology.
  19. Banovic, F., Linder, K., Boone, A., Jennings, S., Murphy, K.M. 2013. Cat scratch-induced Pasteurella multocida necrotizing cellulitis in a dog. Veterinary Dermatology.
  20. Oura, T.J., Early, P.J., Jennings, S.H., Lewis, M.J., Tobias, J.R., Thrall, D.E. 2013. Canine choroid plexus tumor with intracranial dissemination presenting as multiple cystic lesions. Case Report in Veterinary Medicine.

General Research Interests

  • Respiratory Pathology
  • Oncologic Pathology
  • Diagnostic Pathology

Research Interests by Organ System and Disease

Respiratory Diseases
  • Respiratory pathology