Board-certified zoo and exotic animal veterinarian, Animal Medical Center, New York and adjunct professor of zoological and companion animal medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
“Equipped with a contagious enthusiasm for celebrating the physiology, anatomy, and medicine of companion zoo animals, my passion is providing innovative solutions to beloved companions with less veterinary care representation in our field. We owe them progressive medicine, improved welfare, and I am excited to be a part of a team that can make profound impacts for numerous species.”
Dr. Latney is double board-certified in exotic animal medicine and zoo medicine. She currently practices at New York’s Animal Medical Center. Dr. Latney also teaches clinical avian, small mammal, wildlife, and reptile medicine courses as an adjunct professor of Clinical Zoo and Exotic Animal Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Her special interests include reptile infectious diseases, comparative critical care and adapted emergency response for exotics, translational medicine, innovative surgical techniques for all species, and reptile husbandry and nutrition. Dr. Latney also serves as a board member for the Association of Reptile & Amphibian Veterinarians, and publishes review articles, studies and case reports in several veterinary journals. She received her DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her residency at Penn State where she also received training in clinical epidemiology and biostatics.