About Us

The Companion Zoological Animal Research laboratory (CZAR) is a collaborative group of veterinarians and students, directed by SVM faculty member Dr. Joanne Paul-Murphy. Our research spans a wide range of questions involving the health and disease of companion zoological species, with a particular focus on pain control, wellness, and welfare. Welcome, please use the menu to explore our group and our research program, and see the Contact Us page if you’d like to get in touch. Thanks for visiting!

Parrot Wellness & Welfare Program

Photo: Parrot

The Richard M. Schubot Parrot Wellness and Welfare Program is dedicated to supporting resources, education and clinical care of companion parrots, providing optimal quality of life, disease prevention and treatment.