Ryan O’Shea is a certified veterinary technician and graduate of St. Petersburg College with a bachelor’s degree in veterinary technology. The majority of Ryan’s professional life has focused on zoo animal health and well-being. He has worked various roles in the zoo community, including keeper, nutrition assistant, project manager, and veterinary technician. Outside of the zoo world, his other passion is being a member of the academic community and teaching avian and exotic pet care to veterinary technician/nursing students at his alma mater. He has served as the veterinary technician liaison for the Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians (2011-2013) and regularly attends and speaks at local and national conferences.
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