DVM Dipl ABVP Avian/Owner and Founder
About Rhoda Stevenson
Dr. Stevenson is a graduate of the University of Florida Veterinary Medical School and has practiced in Jacksonville for over 20 years. She is board certified by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in avian specialty and has owned and operated the Exotic Bird Hospital since 1995, where over 10,000 patients were seen last year.
Rhoda has written articles for national magazines and presented seminars for international organizations. She is also involved with community education appearing on local television and presenting to schools, libraries and several Florida bird clubs. She has worked with the Jacksonville Zoo, is a member of the Zoo Animal Health Committee, and is a frequent consultant for Marineland.
Rhoda lives in Mandarin with forty birds including pet and aviary birds, and her dog Dillion.Watch Dr Stevenson in action
About Peggy Shashy
Peggy Shashy. She graduated from Ross University in 1989 and did her senior year at Oklahoma State University and has practiced in the Jacksonville area for over 20 years. She is a small animal veterinarian with a special interest in exotics. She also rehabilitates all types of wildlife and has worked with BEAKS for over twenty years. She is a volunteer for Pet Amnesty Day at the Jacksonville Zoological Gardens every other year. She is a member of the Florida Veterinary Corps and Florida State Agricultural Response Team whose main purpose is to volunteer as first responders for animal disasters, such as hurricanes. She has 2 dogs, 7 birds and 1 tortoise. She is an avid marathon runner and plans to do all 50 states. She loves to travel to Central and South America to bird watch. She also loves hiking, yoga and the beach.Dr Shashy in action