John Chitty (BVetMed CertZooMed MRCVS) RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Zoological Medicine.
Qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1990 and gained RCVS Certificate in Zoological Medicine in 2000. Co-Director of a small animal/ exotics practice in Andover, Hampshire with a 100% avian/ exotics/ small mammal caseload- referral and first opinion. Consultant to five zoological collections, a commercial laboratory and the Great Bustard Reintroduction project. Co-editor of two texts on avian medicine, one on rabbit surgery and co-author of a textbook of tortoise medicine. Author of various book chapters and papers on a range of species.
Chairman of European Association of Avian Veterinarians and on editorial board of the Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine. Junior Vice-President of the British Small Animal Veterinary Association.