Dr. Bairbre O’Malley MVB CertVR MRCVS
Bairbre O’Malley graduated from University College Dublin in 1984. She spent 5 years working firstly small animal practice in the UK and later Australia. Following that she spent 9 years working at the RSPCA Sir Harold Harmsworth Hospital in London. In 2000 she became lecturer in Exotic Species at the Royal Veterinary College, UK. In 2001 she returned to Ireland where she became Associate Lecturer in Exotic species at the Veterinary College, UCD where she lectures veterinary students and veterinary nurses. In 2004 she set up the first veterinary hospital in Ireland specialising in treating exotic pets where she sees first opinion and referral exotic cases. Her veterinary textbook ‘Clinical anatomy and physiology of exotic species’ (Elsevier) sells worldwide. She has lectured on exotics at WSAVA Dublin 2008 and WSAVA Korea 2011.