My background is in wildlife biology. My bachelor’s degree was in wildlife and pre-veterinary medicine. Before I got into vet school, I worked at a wildlife rehabilitation facility; however, once I got into vet school, I realized that I was lacking the hands-on experience. For one, there wasn’t a lot of free time to gain […]
Have You Heard About Chytrid?
Something not a lot of people know about me is that I really love amphibians. Especially axolotls. For those that don’t know, an axolotl is basically a fully aquatic salamander. Axolotls are neotenic, which means they never grow up! They spend their entire life looking like the larval stage of a true salamander. They can […]
This semester I’m taking an elective course focusing on avian and exotic animal medicine. It is primarily geared to the common pets that we will see in general practice that aren’t cats, dogs, horses, or cows. So far, it is my favorite class this semester. Possibly the most common “exotic” animal that vets see are […]