Charlie qualified, from RVC, London in 1992. He started to specialise in dermatology over 15 years ago, gaining the RCVS Certificate in Veterinary Dermatology in 2000. He offers a fully independent, peripatetic, Referral Dermatology service across the South East of England. More information about his service, and companion animal dermatology in general, can be found on his website

Charlie is a member of the European Society of Veterinary Dermatology and the British Veterinary Dermatology Study Group and is an active member of the worldwide Dermatology ListServ. He has given presentations nationally & internationally to both veterinary, and human, medical audiences. He is considered a key opinion leader within his speciality and has been involved in clinical trials for both veterinary and human pharmaceutical companies. Charlie is an RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Dermatology

His other commitments include, most importantly, fatherhood and regular professional photography assignments.

Published Papers

  • Bourne D, Boyden P, dos Santos D, Elsheikha H, Now A, Horton D, Tappin S, Walker C, Wall, R, Wright I (2019) Pet travel disease risks. UK-Vet Companion Animal 24(6):307–318.
  • Walker C. (2019) Treatment of Demodex gatoi in two sibling Bengal cats with a combination of selamectin & sarolaner. UK-Vet Companion Animal 24 (6): 2-6.


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