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Dimitrios Gougoulis

Assistant Professor
Production Animals Health Management


Research interests

Veterinary Medicine; Veterinary Clinical Practice; Herd Health Management; Use of Antimicrobials in Veterinary Medicine; Cattle; Small ruminants; Sheep; Goats


Curriculum vitae

Dimitrios Gougoulis is an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Thessaly, since May 2021. He worked as a private veterinarian and co-owner of Veterinary Clinic of Larissa from 2007 to 2021. He graduated from the Veterinary School of the Aristotle University on 2004 and defended his PhD thesis at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Thessaly, on 2007. He holds a Master's Degree in Biostatistics and Medical Data Analysis from the Medical School, University of Thessaly and has participated in a Master Course on Animal Behavior and Welfare at the Royal School of Veterinary Studies Edinburgh Scotland. His authorial work includes two chapter in the “Reproduction of Small Ruminants” book (Jiola Publications) and 28 publications in scientific journals with h index 11. He has participated in 70 oral presentations at national and international scientific conferences and workshops. He is married and the father of two children.

Full curriculum vitae



  • Production Animal Medicine Ι
  • Production Animal Medicine ΙI
  • Production Animal Medicine ΙII
  • Production Animal Medicine ΙV
  • Clinical Practice in Production Animal Medicine Ι
  • Clinical Practice in Production Animal Medicine ΙI
  • Animal Husbandry, Ethology, Welfare and relevant Legislation I & ΙΙ

Selected Publications

  • Diagnostic significance of behaviour changes of sheep: a selected review” Gougoulis DA, Kyriazakis I, Fthenakis GC. Small Ruminant Research 2010; 92, p52- 56.
  • Effects of lamb sucking on the bacterial flora of teat duct and mammary gland of ewes. Gougoulis Da, Kyriazakis I, Tzora A, Taitzoglou IA, Skoufos J, Fthenakis GC. Reproduction in domestic Animals. 2008; 43, p22-26.
  • Subclinical mastitis changes the patterns of maternal – offspring behaviour in dairy sheep. Gougoulis Da, Kyriazakis I, Papaioannou N, Papadopoulos E, Taitzoglou IA, Fthenakis Gc. The veterinary Journal. 2008);176, p 378- 386.
  • Experimental staphylococcal mastitis in bitches: clinical, bacteriological, cytological, haematological and pathological features. Ververidis HN, Mavrogianni VS, Fragkou IA, Orfanou DC, Gougoulis DA, Tzivara A, Gouletsou PG, Athanasiou L, Boscos CM, Fthenakis GC. Veterinary Microbiology. 2007; 124, p95- 106.
  • Transmission of Mannheimia haemolytica from the tonsils of lambs to the teat of ewes during sucking. Fragkou IA, Gougoulis DA, Billinis C, Mavrogianni VS, Bushnell MJ, Cripps PJ, Tzora A, Fthenakis GC Veterinary Microbiology. 2011; 148 p66- 74.
  • Anti – staphylococcal biofilm antibodies in ewes and association with subclinical mastitis. Vasileiou NGC, Gougoulis DA, Katsafadou AI, Mavrogianni VS, Petiνaki E, Fthenakis GC. Small Ruminant Research. 2019;178, p 117- 122.