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Toby Pinn-Woodcock, DVM, DACVIM

Toby Pinn-Woodcock

Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences

Assistant Clinical Professor


Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Ithaca, NY 14853

Office: 607.253.3412
Fax: 607.253.3627



Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Large Animal), 2013

Cornell University – College of Veterinary Medicine
Large Animal Internal Medicine Residency, 2012
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Large Animal)

University of Wisconsin - School of Veterinary Medicine
Madison, WI
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, 2008
Major: Veterinary Medicine, Production Track

Bates College
Lewiston, ME
Bachelor of Science, 2004
Major: Biology; Secondary Concentration in Spanish

Biography/Professional Experience

Dr. Toby Pinn-Woodcock is a member of the Veterinary Support Services team at the Cornell Animal Health Diagnostic Center (AHDC) and a clinician in Large Animal Internal Medicine Service at the Cornell Equine and Nemo Farm Animal Hospital. Dr. Pinn-Woodcock received her doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008, after which she completed a residency in large animal internal medicine at Cornell. Dr. Pinn-Woodcock spent six years in private practice, which included equine ambulatory and referral practice, companion animal and large animal production medicine. She returned to Cornell in 2018 in her current role at the AHDC and the College of Veterinary Medicine. Her areas of interest and research include large animal infectious disease and equine endocrinology.

Relevant experience

Associate at Eastview Veterinary Clinic, PC (2016-2017)
Large Animal Internal Medicine Specialist and Ambulatory and Small Animal Clinician
Penn Yan, New York

Associate at Vermont Large Animal Clinic Equine Hospital (2012-2016)
Equine and Camelid Internal Medicine Specialist and Ambulatory Clinician
Milton, Vermont

Residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine (2009-2012)
Cornell University - College of Veterinary Medicine
Ithaca, NY


1. Pinn T., Cushing T., Moore Valentino L., Koch S. , Corneal invasion by hemangiosarcoma in a horse. Vet Ophthalmol. 14(3): 200-4. May 2011.

2. Pinn T., Bender H., Stokol T., Erb H., Schlafer D., Perkins G., Cerebrospinal fluid eosinophili is a sensitive and specific test for the diagnosis of Parelaphostrongylus tenuis in camelids in the northern United States. J. Vet. Diagn. Invest. 25(1): 54-60. Jan 2013.

3. Pinn T., Gagliardo L., Purdy S., Appleton J., Stokol T., Comparison of three immunoglobulin G assays for the diagnosis of failure of passive transfer of immunity in neonatal alpacas.  J. Vet. Diagn. Invest. 25(1): 91-8. Jan 2013.

4. Hart J., Burton A., Pinn T., Fubini S., Dawson D., Spiral colon impaction in juvenile alpacas: 12 cases (2006-2010). J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc. 242(10):1419-24. May 2013.

5. Canisso I., Pinn T., Gerdin G., Ollivett T., Buckles E., Schweizer C., Ainsworth D., B-cell multicentric lymphoma as a probable cause of abortion in a Quarter horse broodmare. Can. Vet. J. 54(3): 288-91. Mar 2013.

6. Fecteau ME,. Bedenice D., Cebrea CK., Pinn TL., McAdams SC., Fyock TL., Whitlock RH., Sweeney RW.  Prevalence of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis fecal shedding in alpacas presenting to hospitals in the United States. J Vet Intern Med. 27(5): 1228-33 Sept-Oct 2013.

7. Ruby R., Buckles E., Pinn T., Ness SA., Yeager AE., Ainsworth DM., Transdiaphragmatic hepatic and pulmonary abscess attributed to ileal diverticulitis in a horse. J Vet Intern Med. 27(6): 1633-6 Dec-Nov 2013.

8. Pinn TL.,  JAVMA Book Review Equine Fluid Therapy, C. Langdon Fielding and K. Gary Magdesian. Oct. 2015.

9. Pinn, TL., Divers TJ., Southard T., De Bernadis NP., Wakshlag JJ., Valberg S., Persistent Hypoglycemia Associated with Lipid Storage Myopathy in a Paint Foal. J Vet Intern Med. 32(4): 1442-1446. Jul-Aug 2018.

10. Knecht, I., Pinn-Woodcock, T., Craven, A., Fubini, S. Atretsia coli in a cria. Vet Record. 9(4). Dec 2021.

11. Guarino C., Pinn-Woodcock T., Levine D., Miller J., Johnson A. Case Report: Cranial Nuchal Bursitis Associated with Borrelia burgdorferi infection in a Horse. Frontiers Vet Sci. 8: 1-7. Sept 2021.

12. Alyson FH., Magnin, G., Pace, E., Bischoff, K., Pinn-Woodcock, T., Vin, R., Myhre, M., Comstock, E., Ensley, S., Coetzee, J. Marijuana Toxicosis in 2 Donkeys. JVDI. 34(3): 539-542. Jan 2022.

13. Pinn T., Forrestal, A., Crouch E., Duhamel G., Thompson, B., Lejeune M. Strongyloides papillosus causes sudden death in weaned calves on New York dairies. JAVMA. 260(2): 244-250 Dec 2021.

14. Guarino C., Franklin-Guild R., Goodrich E., Conklin R., Frye E., Pinn-Woodcock T. Antibody response over time correlated with treatment outcome in 30 dogs naturally infected with Brucella canis (2017-2022). AJVR, April 2023 (accepted).

15. Pinn-Woodcock T., Frye E., Guarino C., Frankin-Guild R., Newman A., Bennett J., Goodrich E. A One Health Review on Brucellosis in the United States. JAVMA, April 2023 (accepted).

Awards and Honors

  • Resident Research Award on Clinical Investigator’s Day, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2012.

Professional/Academic Affiliations

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Diplomate, Large Animal)
  • American Association of Equine Practitioners (Infectious Disease Committee; Chair of Field Guidelines Subcommittee)
  • United States Animal Health Association
  • American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians
  • American Association of Bovine Practitioners
  • American Veterinary Medical Association