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John Chitty is a RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Zoological Medicine.
He qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1990 and gained RCVS Certificate in Zoological Medicine in 2000 and is Co-Director of a small animal/ exotics practice in Andover, Hampshire with a 100% avian/ exotics/ small mammal caseload- referral and first opinion.
He is also a consultant to seven zoological collections, a commercial laboratory and the Great Bustard Reintroduction project and a Co-editor of three texts on avian medicine, one on rabbit surgery and co-author of a textbook of tortoise medicine.
John is the Author of various book chapters and papers on a range of species and was President of European Association of Avian Veterinarians 2015-17, on the editorial board of the Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine and President of the British Small Animal Veterinary Association 2017-18.