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Daniel Calvo Carrasco

Daniel Calvo Carrasco

Veterinary Surgeon

LV CertAVP(ZooMed) DipECZM (Avian) MRCVS RCVS Recognised Specialist in Zoo & Wildlife MedicineEBVS® European Veterinary Specialist in Avian Medicine and Surgery

Dan graduated from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in 2010. He completed an exotic animal medicine and zoological medicine internship at Great Western Referrals (Swindon, UK), followed by 2 years of small animal and exotic practice in the UK.

Dan started his ECZM Avian residency in April 2013. In May 2016 Dan gained his RCVS CertAVP(ZooMed) and completed his Residency in Avian Medicine in September 2016. He worked at Great Western Exotics for the following two years. In 2018 Dan joined the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, where he enjoyed the combination of conservation work with living collection management.
In 2020 he joined Sandhole and enjoys all aspects of exotic, zoo and wildlife medicine, but has a keen interest in orthopaedics and soft tissue surgery in avian and exotic pets.

Dan is an amphibian hobbyist and in his spare time enjoys looking after his frogs, newts and salamanders.

Dan is also a member of numerous organizations (WDA, AAV, EAAV, BVZS) and is a member of the education and examination committee of the ECZM. He regularly publishes scientific articles and attends international meetings.

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