Veterinary Services

A scientific approach to veterinary services improves the daily care of exotic animal species—both in the zoo and in their native habitats. See how the zoo’s veterinary staff spends their day, learn more about their research and find answers to common questions about becoming a veterinarian.

 
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Zoo veterinary research helped establish a baseline for Pallas' cat thyroid hormone levels.  
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Animal care staff take an EKG reading on chimpanzee Kibali.

Post from the President—Heart to Heart
President and CEO Kevin Bell shares how the zoo monitors the heart health of our chimpanzees with special internal electrocardiogram recorders.