William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

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The Richard M. Schubot Parrot Wellness & Welfare Program

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. Maintaining the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine’s tradition of excellence, this innovative program just for parrots encompasses 

  • Preventative health
  • Nutrition
  • Behavior
  • Environmental enrichment
  • Pain prevention and management
  • Pediatric and geriatric care

Our program also supports research focused on providing best practices for protecting the health and well-being of parrots kept by private owners, aviculturists and zoological collections.