Exotics Animal Club

If you love ferrets, bats, parrots, or big cats — you belong with us!

PVM’s Exotic Animal Medicine Club helps provide students with the knowledge, understanding, and experience to provide excellent veterinary care for our future exotic animal patients.

Our club meets with specialists in zoo, wildlife, exotics, and aquatic medicine through lectures, wet labs, and other activities.

Club Officers

  • President - Elise Weiland ‘24
  • President-Elect - Alexandra Meyer '25
  • Symposium Coordinator - Keishla Marrero Acosta '24
  • Symposium Coordinator-Elect - Madelyn Kuipers '25
  • Treasurer - Maggie Pritchett '24
  • Treasurer-Elect - Maria Ximena Yañez Díaz '25
  • Secretary Carissa Adrianson '25
  • Fundraising Chair - Taylor Fidler-Jarzyniecki '24
  • Faculty Advisor - Dr. Steve Thompson, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences