Dr Gordon Roberts has written extensively throughout his career on topics of animal health. The following Futurist Vet Briefings are titles that specifically address the future of veterinary medicine.

The Futurist Vet: Science fiction veterinary healthcare is already here

This introduction to the medical revolution includes; new medicine, digital health, networked pets, robotics, genetic engineering, the microbiome, 3D printing, virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, cloning and cryonics.


Bleeding Edge Tech: The future of veterinary care

This book takes a more in-depth look at 3D-printed organs and prosthesis, virtual and augmented reality, surgical robots and the rise of artificial intelligence.


The Internet of Animals: Welcome to the world of networked pets

Wearable technology is going to change the way we look at our pets forever. This book looks at the history of ‘wearables’, who the current market leaders are, and where the experts see the industry in 2025.


Secrets of the Sequence: How genetics is shaping the future of veterinary care

The secrets of the genetic sequence are unlocked in this book. From understanding the basics of genetics and how a genome is sequenced, through to editing genes using CRISPR and treating disease with gene therapy. You’ll also find out how to clone your pet and why you might not want to.

Dr Gordon Roberts is also passionate about protecting the Earth’s endangered species and is interested in ways technology can be used in conservation work. He has worked extensively with endangered species in Asia and Africa, and most recently on conservation projects in Indonesia, Sumatra and Borneo with elephants, orangutans and rhinos.


Endangered Species: Can we save animals on the brink of extinction?

In this book, Dr Gordon Roberts will introduce you to some of the most endangered species on Earth, tell you why their lives are under threat and what is being done to help save them.

A total of 43 species are profiled in depth including primates, tigers, elephants, rhinos and whales. Also, find out how the newest technology – from satellite tracking to facial recognition – is helping conservation efforts.