Welcome to Chapman Zoo Consultancy

Providing specialist services

Animal Health & Welfare


Animal Husbandry


Teaching and Training


Future events

Does your practice see exotic patients? Would the team benefit from a refresher course? 

We can come to your practice and deliver bespoke CPD to large groups!

Would your zoo team like an update on disease prevention, biosecurity, zoonotic disease, legislation or similar subjects?

We can visit your zoo and train a number of people to help reduce the costs of travel and accommodation for zoo staff leaving site.


Feel free to contact us for more information chapmanzooconsultancy@gmail.com.

Zoo Animal Anaesthesia September 2019


Expand your knowledge!

Our CPD offering has been developed further! We are really pleased that Dr John Lewis and Dr Vicki Baldrey have agreed to work with us on this event.  As industry experts, they will provide up to date information to delegates on zoo animal anaesthesia.

Who should come on this course?

This course is relevant for vets and nurses who provide services to zoos or private premises with exotic animals.

How many hours CPD would you get?

You would get 12 hours of CPD for £595.

Can I stay on site?

Yes - rooms are priced at £65 per night B&B for delegates.

Contact us!

For more information or to book a place please email us chapmanzooconsultancy@gmail.com.

Recent delegate feedback following a 1-2-1 CPD course: "The best CPD I have ever attended!"

Zoo Management CPD June 2019

We really enjoyed delivering this two day course and meeting our lovely delegates.  We  also welcomed Zak Showell for his expertise in zoo records and animal transfers and Bob Lawrence for his emergency procedures and darting skills.

Delegate Feedback

"Very professional, informal and relaxed."

"All zoos should send staff on CZC CPD!"

"Really enjoyed it and have learnt so much over the last two days!"

Zoo course May 2018

Zoo animal welfare

This two day course covered all aspects of a vets role in a zoo and the importance of individual animal welfare.

All topics covered!

From legislation, preventative health, clinical care to the ethical review process, this course covered it all!

Great feedback!

"I would definitely recommend CZC –  the course is of relevance to both experienced and non-experienced vets and zoo staff."

"Great course - thank you!"

"I found the link between legislation and practical aspects most useful."

Reptile and Bird CPD


How to Survive Exotics in Practice!

Kate and Charlotte from 'The Travelling Vet' attended an afternoon of CPD on birds and reptiles in September.



"We should have booked all day! It was perfect for us and we enjoyed it more than any other CPD we have ever done."


Westway Vets (Vet Partners Ltd)

We delivered a whole day of exotics CPD to this lovely group of vets, nurses and receptionists in September.  It included lectures, an interactive quiz and small group case studies.

Zoo Management CPD 2017

Delegate feedback

"I would definitely recommend CZC - Sarah has a lot of zoo vet experience and having Julian's input for husbandry and enrichment was excellent!"

"All the lectures were very well presented and clear."

"Sarah and Julian were very welcoming and friendly!"

"I really enjoyed the relaxed nature of the course whilst also being very informative."

"I loved the course! Thank you to both of  you for making it so enjoyable and sharing your experiences with us!"

Contact Us

Please feel free to contact either of us!

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Chapman Zoo Consultancy


Mobile contact details:

Sarah 07811448183

Julian 07851864034

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