Dr. Melinda Cowan graduated from the University of Sydney in 2007 with first class honors. After initially working in a busy small animal clinic, she took a position at a specialized bird and exotic pet practice in Brisbane, Australia and completed a residency in avian medicine. Melinda completed final examinations in 2016 to become a bird specialist and Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists. Dr. Cowan currently practices at the Small Animal Specialist Hospital in Sydney, where she cares for a wide range of exotic animals. She has also worked for the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) Queensland wildlife hospital, treating a variety of native animals in addition to the domestic birds admitted to the shelter.
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