Fergus graduated from the University of Bristol in 2004 and spent six years in mixed animal practice in Worcestershire before completing a residency in Small Animal Medicine at the University of Liege, Belgium (2010-2013). He moved to Willows Referral Service in Solihull in 2013 and became a European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine in 2016.
His main clinical interests are in gastroenterology/hepatology, immune-mediated disease and antibacterial stewardship. He is currently chairman of the Small Animal Medicine Society and led the relaunch of the PROTECT ME antibiotic guidelines last year. He is currently editing the next edition of the BSAVA formulary.