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Adjunct Assistant Professor

Phone: (330) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: g***@***.edu
University of Akron
373 Carroll St.
Akron , Ohio 44325
United States

Company Description: The University of Akron is a public research university for Northern Ohio. It is the only public university in Ohio with a science and engineering program ranked in...   more
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Employment History

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  • DVM
  • D.V.M.
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Dr. Gary ...
www.metropolitanvet.com, 20 Nov 2014 [cached]
Dr. Gary Riggs
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Dr. Riggs is Board Certified in Avian Practice and one of the first 20 veterinarians to become board certified in the specialty's charter class. He has over 25 years experience caring for a wide variety of zoo, exotic, avian, and wildlife species. Dr. Riggs has been associated with the Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital since 1981. He is the owner of the Barberton Veterinary Clinic and started the Norton based Bird and Exotic Specialty Hospital in 1993.
In addition to private practice, Dr. Riggs has been the Director of Veterinary Services and Field Conservation at the American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA) accredited Akron Zoological Park for over 20 years. Within the AZA, Dr. Riggs is vice-Chair of the Animal Health Committee, Chairman of the Veterinary Advisory Group, Veterinary Advisor for the waterfowl Taxon Advisory Group, and the Veterinary Advisor for Species Survival Plans for the white wing wood duck and brown kiwi. Dr. Riggs lectures nationally and internationally on a variety of avian and exotic topics and is veterinary advisor for The University of Akron, Venezuelan Waterfowl Foundation (founding member), International Wild Waterfowl Association, Marshfield Labs (avian/exotic division), Ohio Division of Wildlife, Sylvan Heights Conservation Center, Medina Raptor Center, and the Hiram College Conservation Center.
Publications Dr. Riggs' chapter on Avian Mycobacterial Disease will be included in the upcoming Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine: Current Therapy by Fowler and Miller
Dr. Riggs is also a founding member of Wild4Ever (www.wild4ever.com) a 501(C)(3) non-profit local and worldwide wildlife conservation foundation. Dr. Riggs' areas of research include diagnosis and prevention of avian tuberculosis in white wing wood ducks, and field research on conservation and environmental impact involving Venezuelan and Cambodian waterfowl. Dr. Riggs is also on the Board of Directors for PEAC (parrot education and adoption centers).
Gary L. Riggs , D.V.M ; ...
www.marshmed.org, 15 Sept 2000 [cached]
Gary L. Riggs , D.V.M ; Avians , Exotics
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Marshfield Laboratories - Personnel ( Riggs )
vetlogo.gif ( 3790 bytes )1000 North Oak ,Marshfield , WI 54449-5795Toll Free :1-800-222-5835Fax : 1-715-389-3744
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Gary Riggs , DVM , Veterinary Laboratory - Exotic Animal Specialist
CONTACT NUMBERS
Voice : Primary - 1-800-222-5835
Dr. Gary Riggs is a consultant in avian , pocket pet , ferret , and other exotic animal medicine.Dr. Riggs is a graduate of the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and is a diplomate in American Board of Veterinary Practitioners.He is owner of the Barberton Veterinary Clinic and the Bird and Exotic Specialty Hospital in Norton , Ohio.A four veterinarian AAHA certified hospital where he specializes in avian and exotic practice.He has also been the staff veterinarian for the Akron Zoological Park for the past 14 years and is the consulting veterinarian for the University of Akron , Department of Biology.
Dr. Riggs is familiar with a wide variety of species , with avians comprising the majority of his daily patient duties.He also treats a number of pocket pets , ferrets , reptiles , snakes , and a wide variety of zoo animals on a regular basis.Dr. Riggs is exceptionally qualified to aid in your questions concerning the diagnosis and treatment of a number of less common species.
To reach Dr. Riggs , call Customer_Service at 1-800-222-5835 and leave a detailed message with one of our Customer_Service Representatives , including a phone number where you can be reached.Dr. Riggs will be contacted and will return your call to the number given by the next business day.There is no charge for this service.
Dr. Gary ...
www.exoticpetvets.com, 23 April 2008 [cached]
Dr. Gary RiggsDr. Riggs is board certified in avian practice and one of the first 20 veterinarians to qualify for board certification in the specialties charter class.He has over 25 years experience caring for a wide variety of zoo, exotic, avian, and wildlife species.Dr. Riggs has been associated with the Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital since 1981.He is the owner of the Barberton Veterinary Clinic and started the Norton based Bird and Exotic Specialty Hospital in 1993.In addition to private practice, Dr. Riggs has been the Director of Veterinary Services at the American Zoo and Aquarium(AZA) association accredited Akron Zoological Park for 20 years.Within the AZA, Dr. Riggs is a member of the Animal Health Committee, Chairman of the Veterinary Advisory Group, Veterinary Advisor for the waterfowl Taxon Advisory Group, and the Veterinary Advisor for Specie Survival Plan for the white wing wood duck.Dr. Riggs lectures nationally and internationally on a variety of avian and exotic topics and is veterinary advisor for The University of Akron, Venezuelan Waterfowl Foundation (founding member), International Wild Waterfowl Association, Marshfield Labs (avian/exotic division), Ohio Division of Wildlife, Sylvan Heights Conservation Center, Project Orphan animal rehabilitation, Medina Raptor Center, and the Hiram College Conservation Center.Dr. Riggs' areas of research include diagnosis and prevention of avian tuberculosis in endangered species, safe methods of exotic animal hormonal therapy, and field research on conservation and environmental impact involving Venezuelan waterfowl.
About Us - Exotic Pet Vets
www.exoticpetvets.com, 12 July 2014 [cached]
Dr. Gary Riggs is board certified in Avian Practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (charter class) and has over 30 years exotic animal experience in private practice, zoo medicine, aquarium practice, wildlife medicine, and fieldwork. LEARN MORE HERE
The Barberton Veterinary Clinic (BVC), is an American Animal Hospital Association Certified hospital (founded in 1956 by Dr. George Blind), meeting and exceeding the highest veterinary medical standards to offer your dogs and cats the best care possible. Dr. Gary Riggs and Dr. Lauren Terihay enjoy all types and sizes of dogs and cats ... and their people as well!
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Dr. Gary Riggs and Dr. Ben Bedore enjoy all types and sizes of dogs and cats.
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Gary Riggs DVM, ABVP
Dr. Riggs is Board Certified in Avian Practice and one of the first 20 veterinarians to become board certified in the specialty's charter class. He has over 30 years experience caring for a wide variety of dog, cat, zoo, exotic, avian, and wildlife species. Dr. Riggs has been associated with the Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital since 1981, and is a member of the Metropolitan Veterinary Referral Group. He is the owner of the Barberton Veterinary Clinic and started the Norton based Bird and Exotic Specialty Hospital in 1993.
Dr. Riggs also operates the Animal Clinic: Wadsworth and NorthCoast Bird & Exotic Specialties, an avian/exotic animal referral and emergency clinic located in the Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital. In addition to private practice, Dr. Riggs served as a zoo consulting veterinarian for over 20 years. Within the American Zoo and Aquarium Association, Dr. Riggs served as the Veterinary Advisor for the white winged wood duck Species Survival Plan and was chairman of the Veterinary Advisory Group. Dr. Riggs serves on the Association of Avian Veterinarians Conservation committee and is the association state liaison for Ohio. Dr. Riggs is a member of the board of directors of both Friends of Metro Parks and PEAC (parrot education and adoption centers) of Akron/Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Riggs' area of research includes diagnosis and prevention of avian tuberculosis.
Dr. Riggs lectures nationally and internationally on a variety of avian and exotic topics and is veterinary advisor for The University of Akron, Metro Parks Serving Summit County, Stark Parks, Medina Raptor Center, and Noah's Lost Ark: exotic animal sanctuary.
Dr. Riggs is a founding member of Wild4Ever (www.wild4ever.com) a 501(C)(3) non-profit local and worldwide wildlife conservation foundation.
The first one, on May 4 ...
www.akron.com, 29 April 2011 [cached]
The first one, on May 4 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., will feature guest speaker Gary Riggs, DVM, the founder of Wild4Ever, an all-volunteer nonprofit addressing endangered wild animal species and conservation efforts in this country and worldwide.
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