Please visit the friends of the Zoological Medicine Society at their websites below.

The Gabriel Foundation

-Thanks to the efforts of The Gabriel Foundation, we've been able to provide our members with hands-on educational opportunites with a wide variety of parrot species. Additionally, they have supported the research and continuing education of our membership.

Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project

-An immense thank you goes to Dr. Jan Ramer at the Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project. Dr. Ramer was able to present her work to our membership live from Africa via Skype this year!

Colorado Reptile Humane Society (CORHS)

-Thanks to the generosity of the Colorado Reptile Humane Society, our members have had several hands-on educational experiences at the largest reptile rescue in the United States.

GoldenView Animal Hospital (externships)

-Thank you to Dr. Kris Ahlgrim at the GoldenView Animal Hospital for her insights into exotic animal private practice. GoldenView also provides externship opportunities for veterinary students.

Denver Zoo

-We owe a great debt to the Denver Zoo for their long-standing committment to our efforts. In addition to presenting at our first meeting for several years running, they've also opened their doors to our members for a first hand look at their important work.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

-Thanks to the Cheyenne Moutain Zoo in Colorado Springs, our members have been behind-the-scenes in a truly beautiful zoological park and had the chance to participate in a fantastic darting wetlab.

Wildlife Vets

-Thank you to Dr. Cobus Raath at Wildlife Vets for visiting us all the way from South Africa, to give one of the best lectures ZMS has ever seen. Dr. Raath is deeply involved in both wildlife conservation and public health issues at the human/wildlife interface. Wildlife Vets also has several intern/extern positions available.

Wildlife Pharmaceuticals

-Thanks so much to Dr. Bill Lance of Wildlife Pharmaceuticals not only for his ongoing support of our educational efforts, but for literally bring Dr. Cobus Raath to us!


Andrew Enzweiler & Justin Finkelstein
-We owe a special thank you to both Andrew Enzweiler and Justin Finkelstein. Andrew is an animator/graphic designer who has graciously donated his artwork to ZMS, including our new logo. Justin is an entrepeneur/webdesigner who likewise did a great job on this website free of charge.

David Igeta
-We would also like to take the time to thank David Igeta who volunteered his time to help us create our symposium webpage as well as other numerous updates to the website. David has a profesional and academic background in aviation, but also has certificate in software devlopment.

The Zoological Medicine Society is also affiliated with the following national organizations:

Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV)

Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV)

American Association of Zoo Veterinarians(AAZV)

American Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (AEMV)

Additional Links:

CSU College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Marine Mammal Care Center at Fort MacArthur

Rocky Mountain Raptor Program

The Wild Animal Sanctuary