Alan M. Fudge DVM, Diplomate ABVP, Certified in Avian Practice
Biography, Alan M Fudge DVM
CA State University, Sacramento, BA Biology/Chemistry 1975
Unclassified grad student, taking courses to get a second BS in Clinical Laboratory Technology. Reluctantly considered a Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering or applying to medical school. Fortunately, I achieved my desired goal.
University of CA, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, DVM 1979
American Board of Veterinary Practitioners-Certified in Avian Practice, 1993 until 2024. I will not be recertifying for a 4th time as a founding member in 2024. Sadly I cannot support the majority of veterinary groups going woke. I will not be with them. So I can tell you then I WAS a Board Certified Avian Specialist for 31 years.
Member, Association of Avian Veterinarians 1981-2018
Member, Greater Greenville Veterinary Medical Association
Member, Carolina Nature Photographers Association
Veterinary Medical Officer (on-call), USDA APHIS National Animal Health Emergency Response Corps 2013-2018
Avian/Exotic clinic and mobile practice, California, 1979-2014 (first avian/exotic veterinary clinic in the U.S., starting 1982)
California Avian Laboratory- national avian/exotic diagnostic lab; CEO 1985-2014 (first lab of its kind in the world)
Veterinary Information Network, Davis, CA 1992-present, Avian Specialist Consultant; www.vin.com
Former scientific journal and book editor/reviewer, author and international lecturer: US, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Canada, United Kingdom, Italy, Netherlands, Germany.
President, Association of Avian Veterinarians 1984-1985
Board of Regents, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners 1991-1994
Not licensed in North Carolina