Dr. James Peddie, DVM

Retired Faculty member - Moorpark College
America's Teaching Zoo Veterinarian
Taught - ANSC M02, M03, M06, EATM M23A+MAL, M23B
Retired - May 2004

james peddie

EDUCATION

1958 - 1961: Cornell University, College of Agriculture - Pre Vet Program
1961 - 1965: Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine
1975: Univ. of Missouri, College of Vet. Med., Post Graduate Surgical Training
1965 to present: Annually attend numerous Continuing Education Seminars offered by;
AVMA, CVMA, SCVMA, SBVVMA, AAZV, AAHA, SAVM, etc.

WORK EXPERIENCE

1965 - 1966: Small animal general practice; Maywood, CA
1966 - 1968: Captain, U.S. Army; Post Veterinarian; Fort Lee, VA
1968 - 1991: Veterinary practice to all species of animals, Conejo Valley
Veterinary Clinic, Thousand Oaks, CA., an AAHA member hospital.
- one of three owners 1969-1991, served as Business Manager and Chief of Surgery.
- currently this practice employs 10 Veterinarians, 4 RVT's, & 37 full and part time employees.
Special fields of interest:
- anesthesia and surgery of all species
- exotic animal medicine
- business management.
1991 - 2004: Instructor and Staff Veterinarian, Exotic Animal Training and Management [EATM] program, Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA.
- and -
"Dr. Peddie", a veterinary practice limited to animals of all species working in the motion picture and TV industry.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION

-Alternate Delegate representing California, 1985 -1994
-Delegate representing California 1994 thru present date
-Treasurer 1999 - current
CALIFORNIA VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
-Member of the Board of Governors, 1980 - 1987
-Treasurer, 1988 and 1991 thru present date
CALIFORNIA VETERINARY MEDICAL FOUNDATION
- Treasurer, 1994 thru present date
SANTA BARBARA VENTURA VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
- President, 1972 - 73
AMERICAN ANIMAL HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION
- Hospital member 1968 - 1991
NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF PRACTICE (HONORARY)
- Distinguished Practitioner and Member, National Academy of Practice in Veterinary Medicine, 1997
AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF ZOO VETERINARIANS
NATIONAL TUBERCULOSIS WORKING GROUP FOR ZOO AND WILDLIFE SPECIES
- Practitioner member, 1997 - 98
"WILD WEST" VETERINARY MEETING
- Board member, 1993 &1994
SOCIETY OF AQUATIC VETERINARY MEDICINE
- Secretary, 1976 - 1982
- President, 1982 - 1986

PUBLICATIONS

Peddie J, Miller R; Surgical Procedures in Exotic Felids Using Phencyclidine HCl; VM/SAC April, 1970
Peddie J; Extraction of the Fourth Premolar; VM/SAC, October, 1975
Peddie J; Repair of Inguinal Hernia - A New Method; VM /SAC, November, 1975
Peddie J; Features of Sea Mammals' Physiology; Modern Veterinary Practice
August, 1978
Peddie J, Larson E; Generalized Demodectic Mange in a Woolly Monkey,
VM/SAC, March, 1979
Peddie J; Declawing Exotic Felids; Bojrab, Current Veterinary Surgical Techniques, 1st and 2nd Editions, Saunders and Co

More Photos

peddie with galapagos turtle

peddie with parrot on his shoulder

peddie fishing