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The following is a list of selected publications by Dr. Coe and other members of the RCVM@OVC research team:

For a complete list of publications, you can visit Dr. Coe’s ResearchGate profile, here.

Our Most-Recent Publications

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Blokland, Kirsten & Coe, Jason & Spitznagel, Mary Beth. (2023). Veterinary team members experiencing high levels of burden transfer are more likely to report burnout and a less optimal psychosocial work environment. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (published online ahead of print 2023). Retrieved Nov 13, 2023. 10.2460/javma.23.06.0354

Sigesmund, Debbie, & Coe, Jason, & Moore, Irene, & Khosa, Deep. (2023). Pet owners prefer face-to-face consultations, with many being open to considering virtual consultations with veterinarians. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (published online ahead of print 2023). Retrieved October 23, 2023. 10.2460/javma.23.02.0089

Wenzel, Sophie & Coe, Jason & Long, Tara & Koerner, Sydney & Harvey, Morgan & Shepherd, Megan. (2023). Qualitative analysis of small animal veterinarian–perceived barriers to nutrition communication. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (published online ahead of print 2023). Retrieved Oct 10, 2023. 10.2460/javma.23.05.0281

Janke, Natasha & Stone, Elizabeth & Coe, Jason & Dewey, Cate. (2023). Companion animal veterinarians discuss aspects of one health with pet owners during most veterinary appointments. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (published online ahead of print 2023). Retrieved Aug 22, 2023. 10.2460/javma.23.05.0287

Clinical Communication

Wenzel, Sophie & Coe, Jason & Long, Tara & Koerner, Sydney & Harvey, Morgan & Shepherd, Megan. (2023). Qualitative analysis of small animal veterinarian–perceived barriers to nutrition communication. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (published online ahead of print 2023). Retrieved Oct 10, 2023. 10.2460/javma.23.05.0281

Janke, Natasha & Stone, Elizabeth & Coe, Jason & Dewey, Cate. (2023). Companion animal veterinarians discuss aspects of one health with pet owners during most veterinary appointments. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (published online ahead of print 2023). Retrieved Aug 22, 2023. 10.2460/javma.23.05.0287

MacMartin, Clare & Wheat, Hannah & Coe, Jason. (2023). Conversation analysis of clients’ active resistance to veterinarians’ proposals for long-term dietary change in companion animal practice in Ontario, Canada. Animals. 13(13):2150. 10.3390/ani13132150

Groves, Catherine & Janke, Natasha & Stroyev, Alexandra & Tayce, Jordan & Coe, Jason. (2022). Discussion of cost continues to be uncommon in companion animal veterinary practice. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 1-9. 10.2460/javma.22.06.0268.

Sutherland, Katja & Coe, Jason & O’Sullivan, Terri. (2022). Assessing owners’ readiness to change their behaviour to address their companion animal’s obesity. Veterinary Record. 10.1002/vetr.1979.

Sutherland, Katja & Coe, Jason & O’Sullivan, Terri. (2022). Exploring veterinary professionals’ perceptions of pet weight‐related communication in companion animal veterinary practice. Veterinary Record. 10.1002/vetr.1973.

Sutherland, Katja & Coe, Jason & Janke, Natasha & O’Sullivan, Terri & Parr, Jacqueline. (2022). Pet owners’ and companion animal veterinarians’ perceptions of weight-related veterinarian-client communication. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 1-7. 10.2460/javma.22.03.0101.

Costa, Judith & Coe, Jason & Blois, Shauna & Stone, Elizabeth. (2022). Veterinarians’ use of the Talking Physical Exam as a communication tool. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 1-8. 10.2460/javma.22.01.0048.

Sutherland, Katja & Coe, Jason & Janke, Natasha & O’Sullivan, Terri & Parr, Jacqueline. (2022). Veterinary professionals’ weight-related communication when discussing an overweight or obese pet with a client. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 1-10. 10.2460/javma.22.01.0043.

Janke, Natasha & Shaw, Jane & Coe, Jason. (2022). Evaluating third- and fourth-year veterinary students’ communication skills knowledge and performance at Colorado State University. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 1-13. 10.2460/javma.21.06.0289.

Costa, Judith & Coe, Jason & Blois, Shauna & Stone, Elizabeth. (2022). Twenty-five components of a baseline, best-practice companion animal physical exam established by a panel of experts. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 260. 1-8. 10.2460/javma.21.10.0468.

Janke, Natasha Coe, Jason & Bernardo, Theresa & Dewey, Cate & Stone, Elizabeth. (2022). Use of health parameter trends to communicate pet health information in companion animal practice: A mixed methods analysis. Veterinary Record. 190. 10.1002/vetr.1378.

Janke, Natasha & Coe, Jason & Sutherland, Katja & Bernardo, Theresa & Dewey, Cate & Stone, Elizabeth. (2021). Evaluating shared decision‐making between companion animal veterinarians and their clients using the Observer OPTION 5 instrument. Veterinary Record. 189. 10.1002/vetr.778.

Cline, Martha & Burns, Kara & Coe, Jason & Downing, Robin & Durzi, Tiffany & Murphy, Maryanne & Parker, Valerie. (2021). 2021 AAHA Nutrition and Weight Management Guidelines for Dogs and Cats. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 57. 153-178. 10.5326/JAAHA-MS-7232.

Janke, Natasha & Coe, Jason & Bernardo, Theresa & Dewey, Cate & Stone, Elizabeth. (2021). Pet owners’ and veterinarians’ perceptions of information exchange and clinical decision-making in companion animal practice. PLOS ONE. 16. e0245632. 10.1371/journal.pone.0245632.

Janke, Natasha & Coe, Jason & Bernardo, Theresa & Dewey, Cate & Stone, Elizabeth. (2021). Companion animal veterinarians’ and veterinary clients’ perceptions of information exchanged while communicating about blood tests. The Veterinary record. 188. 10.1002/vetr.4.

Matte, Alisha & Khosa, Deep & Coe, Jason & Meehan, Michael & Niel, Lee. (2020). Exploring pet owners’ experiences and self-reported satisfaction and grief following companion animal euthanasia. Veterinary Record. 187. vetrec-2019. 10.1136/vr.105734.

Matte, Alisha & Khosa, Deep & Coe, Jason & Meehan, Michael & Niel, Lee. (2020). Exploring veterinarians’ use of practices aimed at understanding and providing emotional support to clients during companion animal euthanasia in Ontario, Canada. Veterinary Record. 187. vetrec-2019. 10.1136/vr.105659.

Coe, Jason & O’Connor, Rachel & Macmartin, Clare & Verbrugghe, Adronie & Janke, Kristen. (2020). Effects of three diet history questions on the amount of information gained from a sample of pet owners in Ontario, Canada. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 256. 469-478. 10.2460/javma.256.4.469.

Matte, Alisha & Khosa, Deep & Coe, Jason & Meehan, Michael. (2019). Impacts of the process and decision-making around companion animal euthanasia on veterinary wellbeing. Veterinary Record. 185. vetrec-2019. 10.1136/vr.105540.

Stoewen, Debbie & Coe, Jason & MacMartin, Clare & Stone, Elizabeth & Dewey, Catherine. (2019). Identification of Illness Uncertainty in Veterinary Oncology: Implications for Service. Frontiers in veterinary science. 6. 147. 10.3389/fvets.2019.00147.

Matte, Alisha & Khosa, Deep & Meehan, Michael & Coe, Jason & Niel, Lee. (2019). An Exploratory Study of Veterinary Professionals’ Self-Reported Support of Bereaved Clients Before, During, and After Companion Animal Euthanasia in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. OMEGA – Journal of Death and Dying. 83. 003022281985392. 10.1177/0030222819853924.

MacMartin, Clare & Wheat, Hannah & Coe, Jason & Adams, Cindy. (2018). Conversation Analysis of Veterinarians’ Proposals for Long-Term Dietary Change in Companion Animal Practice in Ontario, Canada. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education. 45. 1-20. 10.3138/jvme.0317-034r.

Phillips, Alexandra & Coe, Jason & Rock, Melanie & Adams, Cindy. (2017). Feline Obesity in Veterinary Medicine: Insights from a Thematic Analysis of Communication in Practice. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 4. 117. 10.3389/fvets.2017.00117.

Rajagopaul, Sashen & Parr, Jacqueline & Woods, J & Pearl, David & Coe, Jason & Verbrugghe, Adronie. (2016). Owners’ attitudes and practices regarding nutrition of dogs diagnosed with cancer presenting at a referral oncology service in Ontario, Canada. The Journal of small animal practice. 57. 10.1111/jsap.12526.

Artemiou, Elpida & Hecker, Kent & Adams, Cindy & Coe, Jason. (2015). Does a Rater’s Professional Background Influence Communication Skills Assessment? Journal of veterinary medical education. 42. 1-9. 10.3138/jvme.0215-023R.

MacMartin, Clare & Wheat, Hannah & Coe, Jason & Adams, Cindy. (2015). Effect of question design on dietary information solicited during veterinarian-client interactions in companion animal practice in Ontario, Canada. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 246. 1203-14. 10.2460/javma.246.11.1203.

Stoewen, Debbie & Coe, Jason & MacMartin, Clare & Stone, Elizabeth & Dewey, Cate. (2014). Qualitative study of the information expectations of clients accessing oncology care at a tertiary referral center for dogs with life-limiting cancer. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 245. 773-783. 10.2460/javma.245.7.773.

Stoewen, Debbie & Coe, Jason & MacMartin, Clare & Stone, Elizabeth & Dewey, Cate. (2014). Qualitative study of the communication expectations of clients accessing oncology care at a tertiary referral center for dogs with life-limiting cancer. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 245. 785-795. 10.2460/javma.245.7.785.

MacMartin, Clare & Coe, Jason & Adams, Cindy. (2014). Treating Distressed Animals as Participants: I Know Responses in Veterinarians’ Pet-Directed Talk. Research on Language and Social Interaction. 47. 151-174. 10.1080/08351813.2014.900219.

Kanji, Noureen & Coe, Jason & Adams, Cindy & Shaw, Jane. (2012). Effect of veterinarian-client-patient interactions on client adherence to dentistry and surgery recommendations in companion-animal practice. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 240. 427-36. 10.2460/javma.240.4.427.

Dysart, Laura & Coe, Jason & Adams, Cindy. (2011). Analysis of solicitation of client concerns in companion animal practice. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 238. 1609-15. 10.2460/javma.238.12.1609.

Coe, Jason & Adams, C.L. & Eva, K & Desmarais, S & Bonnett, Brenda. (2010). Development and validation of an instrument for measuring appointment-specific client satisfaction in companion-animal practice. Preventive veterinary medicine. 93. 201-10. 10.1016/j.prevetmed.2009.10.005.

Coe, Jason & Adams, Cindy & Bonnett, Brenda. (2009). Prevalence and nature of cost discussions during clinical appointments in companion animal practice. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 234. 1418-24. 10.2460/javma.234.11.1418.

Coe, Jason & Adams, Cindy & Bonnett, Brenda. (2008). A focus group study of veterinarians’ and pet owners’ perception of veterinarian-client communication in companion animal practice. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 233. 1072-80. 10.2460/javma.233.7.1072.

Coe, Jason & Adams, Cindy & Bonnett, Brenda. (2007). A focus group study of veterinarians’ and pet owners’ perceptions of the monetary aspects of veterinary care. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 231. 1510-8. 10.2460/javma.231.10.1510.

Team-Based Veterinary Care

Blokland, Kirsten & Coe, Jason & Spitznagel, Mary Beth. (2023). Veterinary team members experiencing high levels of burden transfer are more likely to report burnout and a less optimal psychosocial work environment. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (published online ahead of print 2023). Retrieved Nov 13, 2023. 10.2460/javma.23.06.0354

Janke, Natasha & Shaw, Jane & Coe, Jason. (2022). Veterinary technicians contribute to shared decision-making during companion animal veterinary appointments. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 1-8. 10.2460/javma.22.08.0380.

Pizzolon, Christina & Coe, Jason & Shaw, Jane. (2019). Evaluation of team effectiveness and personal empathy for associations with professional quality of life and job satisfaction in companion animal practice personnel. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 254. 1204-1217. 10.2460/javma.254.10.1204.

Best, Colleen & Coe, Jason & Hewson, Joanne & Meehan, Michael & Kelton, D.F. & Black, Belinda. (2018). Referring equine veterinarians’ expectations of equine veterinary specialists and referral centers. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 253. 479-489. 10.2460/javma.253.4.479.

Best, Colleen & Coe, Jason & Hewson, Joanne & Meehan, Michael & Kelton, David. (2018). Survey of Equine Referring Veterinarians’ Satisfaction with Their Most Recent Equine Referral Experience. Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 32. 10.1111/jvim.15053.

Moore, Irene & Coe, Jason & Adams, Cindy & Conlon, Peter & Sargeant, Jan. (2015). Exploring the Impact of Toxic Attitudes and a Toxic Environment on the Veterinary Healthcare Team. Front. Vet. Sci.. 2. 10.3389/fvets.2015.00078.

Moore, Irene & Coe, Jason & Adams, Cindy & Conlon, Peter & Sargeant, Jan. (2015). Supplementary Material.

Moore, Irene & Coe, Jason & Adams, Cindy & Conlon, Peter & Sargeant, Jan. (2014). The role of veterinary team effectiveness in job satisfaction and burnout in companion animal veterinary clinics. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 245. 513-24. 10.2460/javma.245.5.513.

Virtual Care

Sigesmund, Debbie, & Coe, Jason, & Moore, Irene, & Khosa, Deep. (2023). Pet owners prefer face-to-face consultations, with many being open to considering virtual consultations with veterinarians. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (published online ahead of print 2023). Retrieved October 23, 2023. 10.2460/javma.23.02.0089

Sigesmund, Debbie & Coe, Jason & Khosa, Deep & Moore, Irene. (2023). Veterinarians are reluctant to recommend virtual consultations to a fellow veterinarian. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (published online ahead of print 2023). Retrieved August 22, 2023. 10.2460/javma.23.02.0090

Tayce, Jordan & Coe, Jason & Creevy, Kate. (2020). Pilot Study of Small Animal Rotating Intern Telephone Communication Training Using Simulated Referring Veterinarians. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education. 48. e20180014. 10.3138/jvme.2018-0014.

Remillard, Liam & Meehan, Michael & Kelton, David & Coe, Jason. (2017). Exploring the Grief Experience Among Callers to a Pet Loss Support Hotline. Anthrozoos: A Multidisciplinary Journal of the Interactions Between People and Other Animals. 30. 149-161. 10.1080/08927936.2017.1270600.

Accessing Veterinary Care

(Coming soon…)

Veterinary Training

Janke, Natasha & Shaw, Jane & Coe, Jason. (2023). On-site communication skills education increases client-centered communication in four companion animal practices. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 261(9). 1-11. 10.2460/javma.23.02.0101.

Janke, Natasha & Shaw, Jane & Coe, Jason. (2022). On-site communication skills education increases appointment-specific client satisfaction in four companion animal practices in Texas. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 1-10. 10.2460/javma.22.06.0242.

Cornell, Karen & Coe, Jason & Shaw, Darcy & Felsted, Karen & Bonvicini, Kathleen. (2019). Investigation of the effects of a practice-level communication training program on veterinary health-care team members’ communication confidence, client satisfaction, and practice financial metrics. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 255. 1377-1388. 10.2460/javma.255.12.1377.

Weijs, Cynthia & Coe, Jason & Hecker, Kent. (2015). Final-Year Students’ and Clinical instructors’ Experience of Workplace-Based Assessments Used in a Small-Animal Primary-Veterinary-Care Clinical Rotation. Journal of veterinary medical education. 42. 1. 10.3138/jvme.1214-123R1.

Artemiou, Elpida & Adams, Cindy & Toews, Lorraine & Violato, Claudio & Coe, Jason. (2014). Informing Web-Based Communication Curricula in Veterinary Education: A Systematic Review of Web-Based Methods Used for Teaching and Assessing Clinical Communication in Medical Education. Journal of veterinary medical education. 41. 1-11. 10.3138/jvme.0913-126R.

Artemiou, Elpida & Adams, C & Hecker, Kent & Vallevand, Andrea & Violato, Claudio & Coe, Jason. (2014). Standardised clients as assessors in a veterinary communication OSCE: A reliability and validity study. The Veterinary record. 175. 10.1136/vr.102633.

Hecker, Kent & Adams, Cindy & Coe, Jason. (2012). Assessment of First-year Veterinary Students’ Communication Skills Using an Objective Structured Clinical Examination: The Importance of Context. Journal of veterinary medical education. 39. 304-10. 10.3138/jvme.0312.022R.

Coe, Jason. (2012). Primary Care: An Important Role in the Future of Veterinary Education. Journal of veterinary medical education. 39. 209. 10.3138/jvme.0612-060.

Stone, Elizabeth & Conlon, Peter & Cox, Sherri & Coe, Jason. (2012). A New Model for Companion-Animal Primary Health Care Education. Journal of veterinary medical education. 39. 210-6. 10.3138/jvme.0512-035R.

Hecker, Kent & Norris, Jill & Coe, Jason. (2012). Workplace-Based Assessment in a Primary-Care Setting. Journal of veterinary medical education. 39. 229-40. 10.3138/jvme.0612.054R.

Coe, Jason & Darisi, Tanya & Satchell, Tracy & Bateman, Shane & Kenny, Natasha. (2012). Using Focus Groups to Engage Veterinary Students in Course Redesign and Development. Journal of veterinary medical education. 39. 30-8. 10.3138/jvme.0811.084R.

Additional Research Publications

Coe, Jason & Wichtel, Jeffrey. (2022). Strengthening the relationships at the core of veterinary medicine. American journal of veterinary research. 83. 10.2460/ajvr.22.08.0134.

Spitznagel, Mary & Patrick, K. & Gober, M.W. & Carlson, M.D. & Gardner, M. & Shaw, K. & Coe, Jason. (2022). Relationships among owner consideration of euthanasia, caregiver burden, and treatment satisfaction in canine osteoarthritis. The Veterinary Journal. 286. 105868. 10.1016/j.tvjl.2022.105868.

Hadar, Barr & Lambrecht, Kenneth & Poljak, Zvonimir & Coe, Jason & Stone, Elizabeth & Verbrugghe, Adronie & Bernardo, Theresa. (2021). A technology-enhanced weight-loss program in multiple-cat households: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 1098612X2110444. 10.1177/1098612X211044412.

Perret, Jennifer & Best, Colleen & Coe, Jason & Greer, Amy & Khosa, Deep & Jones-Bitton, Andria. (2020). Corrigendum: The Complex Relationship Between Veterinarian Mental Health and Client Satisfaction. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 7. 616608. 10.3389/fvets.2020.616608.

Perret, Jennifer & Best, Colleen & Coe, Jason & Greer, Amy & Khosa, Deep & Jones-Bitton, Andria. (2020). Prevalence of mental health outcomes among Canadian veterinarians. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 256. 365-375. 10.2460/javma.256.3.365.

Coe, Jason & O’Connor, Rachel & Pizzolon, Christina & Hester, Kimberly & Borden, Leandra & Haley, Derek. (2020). Correction: Investigation of the effects of veterinarians’ attire on ratings of trust, confidence, and comfort in a sample of pet owners in Canada.

Coe, Jason & O’Connor, Rachel & Pizzolon, Christina & Hester, Kimberly & Borden, Leandra & Haley, Derek. (2020). Investigation of the effects of veterinarians’ attire on ratings of trust, confidence, and comfort in a sample of pet owners in Canada. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 256. 1268-1276. 10.2460/javma.256.11.1268.

Stoewen, Debbie & Coe, Jason & Macmartin, Clare & Stone, Elizabeth & Dewey, Cate. (2013). Factors influencing veterinarian referral to oncology specialists for treatment of dogs with lymphoma and osteosarcoma in Ontario, Canada. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 243. 1415-25. 10.2460/javma.243.10.1415.

“Virtual veterinary care has enormous potential to provide another avenue to support the veterinarian-client relationship.
Anonymous RCVM@OVC team member