John qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1990 and gained his RCVS Certificate in Zoological Medicine in 2000. He is the Co-Director of a small animal/exotics referral and first-opinion practice in Andover, Hampshire with a 100% avian/exotics/small mammal caseload. John is consultant to seven zoological collections, a commercial laboratory and the Great Bustard Reintroduction project. He has co-edited three texts on avian medicine and one on rabbit surgery, and co-authored a textbook of tortoise medicine, as well as authored various book chapters and papers on a range of species. John was President of the European Association of Avian Veterinarians 2015–2017 and President of the British Small Animal Veterinary Association 2017–2018. He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, and is an Honorary Secretary and Trustee of Vetlife.
Qualifications: BVetMed CertZooMed MRCVS RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Zoological Medicine