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Boyd graduated from Massey University and after working in mixed practice taught at the University of Melbourne until 1975. He returned to Massey University where he became Associate Professor and the Head of the Small Animal Clinic and Hospital.. In 1997 Boyd accepted the Chair in Small Animal Clinical Studies at University College Dublin, Ireland. Boyd is a Fellow of the Australian College and Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, and a European Specialist in Small Animal Medicine. He was Dean of the Faculty at University College Dublin from 2002-2007.
Today he is an Emeritus professor of companion animal medicine at both Massey University and University College Dublin, Ireland. He has participated worldwide in veterinary continuing education programmes and post-graduate education. He is a member of a number of editorial boards of veterinary journals and has acted as a specialist referee.
His research interests are in small animal internal medicine publishing over 170 refereed papers in aspects of canine and feline medicine.