Ian Wright


Veterinary surgeon

Ian is a practising Veterinary surgeon at the Withy Grove Veterinary Surgery and Co-owner of the Mount Veterinary Practice in Fleetwood. He has a Master’s degree in Veterinary Parasitology and is an editorial board member for the Companion animal journal. He is also head of the European scientific Counsel of companion animal parasites (ESCCAP UK & Ireland) and guideline director for ESCCAP Europe. Ian is regularly published in peer review journals and peer reviews for journals such as JSAP, Companion animal and Veterinary Parasitology. He continues to carry out research in practice including work on intestinal nematodes and tick borne diseases.

Ian Wright lectures on the following courses

Exotic Parasite Risk and Pet Travel Legislation for Travelling and Imported Pets

Ian Wright
6th March 2025
The Pickle Factory, London
This one day course with Ian Wright aims to give vets confidence when dealing with the changing legislation, parasite distribution and exotic disease diagnosis.
Vet Theory

A Risk Based Approach to Parasite Control for Veterinary Nurses

Ian Wright
Strategies to limit parasitic disease rely on a combination of practical control measures and preventative treatments. A risk based approach to the use of preventative products is vital to safeguard animal and human health, while ensuring over treatment does not take place and it allows bespoke...

Exotic Parasite Risk & Pet Travel Legislation in a Post-Brexit Landscape

Ian Wright
A four-part learning series for vets with Ian Wright. Increasing numbers of pets are travelling and being imported from abroad. This, in combination with the expanding distribution of parasites and vectors across Europe, is making it increasingly likely that vets will encounter foreign...
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