< > W566 - International Zoo Veterinary Group (IZVG) -  http://www.izvg.co.uk/

General Information

Please note:

  • This hyperlink was operational at time of referencing this website.
  • The hyperlink will only work when you are "on-line".
  • Information on the Internet changes frequently and this reference relates only to the data drawn down from the internet on the date in the reference suffix (e.g. W1.May00)
Organisation Reference

International Zoo Veterinary Group (IZVG)

Wildpro Referenced Responsibilities:- Conventions, Legislation, Codes of Conduct, Manuals

Consult the Specific Section References at the end of this page for related links.

Notes

This information has been taken directly from the International Zoo Veterinary Group (IZVG) website.

The International Zoo Veterinary Group (IZVG) was founded by the association of two veterinary practices which were involved in full-time freelance zoo animal medicine. One associate practice, Dinnes Memorial Veterinary Hospital, is based in California and works mainly in the United States and the Far East; the other, Taylor, Greenwood, Lewis and Thornton is based in Britain and works mainly in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. This website relates to the activities of the UK part of the organisation.

The group works in all parts of the world on projects concerned with the maintenance of animals in zoos, parks and marinelands, covering the full spectrum of wild, rare and endangered species. Drs. Greenwood and Lewis are recognised as Specialists in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and Drs. Taylor, Greenwood, Lewis and Thornton are UK government-appointed Zoo Inspectors.

In recent years, we have become increasingly involved in providing veterinary support for species conservation projects in developing countries, including Nigeria, Cameroon, Paraguay, Mauritius, Russia, Indonesia and the Caribbean Islands.

Services

International Zoo Veterinary Group is able to provide advice and expertise in the following areas:

* Zoo and exotic animal medicine and surgery
* Complete veterinary services to zoos and aquaria
* Provision of back-up veterinary advisory services
* Provision of full-time veterinarians on contract
* Specialist pathology and research into zoo animal disease
* Artificial reproduction in zoo animals
* Design of zoo hospitals and clinics
* Zoo, marine and aquarium design and planning
* Animal transport
* Collection planning, conservation and education advice for small zoos
* Feasibility studies
* Advisory and technical services for film and television productions
* Selection and screening of zoo stock and zoo personnel
* Research and advice on UK animal law

Dates Referenced April 2005
Contact Details International Zoo Veterinary Group
Keighley Business Centre
South Street
KEIGHLEY
West Yorkshire
BD21 1AG
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 1535 692000
Fax: +44 (0) 1535 690433
Website Address

http://www.izvg.co.uk/

Email

office@izvg.co.uk

Return to top of page

Specific References (Please note - website addresses change frequently and all references are dated accordingly. If hyperlinks are no longer active, please inform us)

Reference Section of Website Specific Website link
   

Return to top of page