Dr John Baguley

Dr John Baguley

Professional Practice and Student Internship Program
Faculty of Veterinary Science
P: +61 2 9036 9479
Fax: +61 2 9351 3056
B03 - Gatekeeper's Lodge
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia


BVSc [Hons], MBA, PhD, GradCertEdStud, MACVSc

Professional Distinctions

  • Carrick (Australian Learning and Teaching Council) Award for University Teaching, Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning, 2007
  • University of Sydney Vice Chancellors Award for Support of the Student Experience, 2005

Teaching Areas

  • Veterinary ethics and law.
  • Veterinary practice management.


  • Extramural Rotations Support Office


  • Veterinary economics, law, ethics and business management.

Career Highlights

John has worked mostly in small animal practice in Sydney’s north shore but has also completed locums in Australia and the UK. After 12 years in practice, he started teaching organisational behaviour and management, professional practice, equine studies and business management at the University of Western Sydney.

In 2003, John was appointed to the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney to assist with the teaching, management and implementation of the professional practice and new final year program. He is currently the Year 5 and Professional Practice Coordinator.

Selected Publications

Baguley, J 2011, ‘An analysis of the demand for and revenue from companion animal veterinary services in Australia between 1996 and 2026 using industry revenue data and household census and pet ownership data and forecasts’, Australian Veterinary Journal, vol. 89, no. 9, pp. 352-9.
Fawcett, A & Baguley, J 2011, ‘Everyday ethics: social media menace?’, In Practice, vol. 33, pp. 190-1.

Baguley, J, Beatty, J & Matthew, S 2010, ‘Analysing opportunities for technical skill development to inform curriculum design’, Synergy, no. 30, pp. 10-15.

Batt, L, Batt, M, Baguley, J & McGreevy, P 2010, ‘Relationships between puppy management practices and reported measures of success in guide dog training’, Journal of Veterinary Behavior, vol. 5, pp. 240-6.

Batt, L, Batt, M, Baguley, J & McGreevy, P 2009, ‘The value of puppy raisers’ assessments of potential guide dogs’ behavioral tendencies and ability to graduate’, Anthrozoos, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 71-6.

Batt, L, Batt, M, Baguley, J & McGreevy, P 2008, ‘Factors associated with success in guide dog training’, Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 143-51.

Baguley, J 2006, ‘The role of final year extramural placements in the undergraduate veterinary curriculum’, Australian Veterinary Journal, vol. 84, no. 5, pp. 182-6.
Heath, TJ, Hyams, J, Baguley, J & Abbott, KA 2006, ‘Effect of different methods of selection on the background, attitudes and career plans of first year veterinary students, Australian Veterinary Journal, vol. 84, no. 6, pp. 217-22.

Mills, JN, Irwin, P, Baguley, J, Meehan, M, Austin, H, Fitzpatrick, L, Parry, B & Heath, TJ 2006, ‘Development of veterinary communication skills at Murdoch University and other Australian veterinary schools’, Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 93-9.

Baguley, JA & Feletti, G 2005, ‘Quality assurance in veterinary science extramural student placements’, Proceedings of the Australian Universities Quality Forum, Engaging Communities, July 6-8, Sydney, Australia.