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John Chitty

John Chitty

BVetMed CertZooMed MRCVS

Anton Vets, Anton Mill Road, Andover SP10 2NJ, UK


John is an RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Zoological Medicine. He qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1990 and gained his RCVS Certificate in Zoological Medicine in 2000.

He is Co-Director of a small animal/exotics practice in Andover, Hampshire with a 100% avian/exotics/small mammal caseload – referral and first opinion. Joh is also Consultant to seven zoological collections, a commercial laboratory and the Great Bustard Reintroduction project.

John is the co-editor of three texts on avian medicine, one on rabbit surgery and co-author of a textbook of tortoise medicine, he is also the author of various book chapters and papers on a range of species.

John was President of the European Association of Avian Veterinarians from 2015-17 and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine. He was also President of the British Small Animal Veterinary Association from 2017-2018.