Dr. David Gasper

Dr. Gasper is a veterinary anatomic pathologist specializing in the diagnostic pathology of non-domestic species including exotic companion, zoo animals, marine mammals, and laboratory animals. He received his DVM from Kansas State University, and his residency training in zoo and wildlife pathology at University of California-Davis and the San Diego Zoo. He earned a PhD in immunology of infectious diseases from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he developed an interest in vaccine development. He is board certified in anatomic pathology by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, and is active in many professional organizations focused on the health and welfare of exotic companion animals, zoo animals, and wildlife. Dr. Gasper is passionate about conservation efforts and strongly supports the One Health initiative. He currently shares his office with a wide variety of tarantulas and his Belgian malinois, Tango.