VIN Consultants and Editors — Deborah Monks

Specialty: Avian

Associate Editor

Deborah Monks

Deborah Monks

Board Certification

  • Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists, Fellow (FANZCVS), 2006
  • European College of Zoological Medicine (ECZM) Avian Medicine, 2006

Education

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, 1995

Current Professional Activities

  • Owner and Veterinarian of Brisbane Bird and Exotics Veterinary Services, Queensland, Australia
  • Policy Councillor, Unusual Pets and Avian Veterinarians, Special Interest Group of Australian Veterinary Association
  • Committee Member, International Committee of Association of Avian Veterinarians
  • Scientific Committee, European College of Zoological Medicine

Children

  • Only ones with fur!

Pets

  • Bear, a Standard Poodle/Golden Retriever cross
  • Licorice, a 15 year old Red Tailed Black Cockatoo
  • Petey, an adult Moustache Parrot
  • Wasp and Beetle, female Hahn’s Macaws
  • Lyra, a Bearded Dragon (Pogona vitticeps)
  • Beckham, a Central Netted Dragon (Ctenophorus nuchalis)
  • Diesel, a Black headed Python (Aspidites melanocephala)

Hobbies

  • With all of these pets, who has time? :)
  • Like science fiction/fantasy books and movies
  • Rowing
  • Candle and Soap making

Favorite Quote

"I'd stop eating chocolate, but I'm no quitter."

What I Like Most About VIN

The sense of community and the variety – of cases, of approaches and of VINners!

Are you a specialist who loves helping (and learning from) colleagues?

Join the proud team of VIN Consultants and Associate Editors!
Call Paul D. Pion, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology) at 530-757-6881 or email .

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