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 his professional life has been focused on zoo animal health and wellbeing. He has worked varying rolls 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, 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 Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians (2011-2013) and regularly attends and speaks at local and national conferences.
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