Associate Professor, Exotic, Wildlife and Zoological Medicine,
Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Office Location: WCVM 2440
Dr. Parker is currently on parental leave until May 2016.
- BSc and DVM, University of Guelph
- MVetSc, University of Saskatchewan
- Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Avian)
Teaching and Clinical Areas
Dr. Parker is responsible for all cases admitted through the exotic and wildlife service.
Following completion of a residency in avian, exotic and wildlife medicine at the University of Saskatchewan, Dr. Parker joined the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences in July 2003.
Dr. Parker's research involves avian, exotic and wildlife medicine including projects related to avian renal portal system, ferret diseases and the rabbit's gastrointestinal system.
- Gardiner, L.E., Somers, C.M., Martino, J.A., Parker, D.L., Poulin, R.G., 2013. Balancing the Dumbbell: Summer Habitats Need Protection in Addition to Winter Dens for Northern Snake Communities. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 77(5): 975-982.
- Fortney, A.N., Poulin, R.G., Martino, J.A., Parker, D.L., Somers, C.M., 2012. Proximity to Hibernacula and Road Type Influence Potential Road Mortality of Snakes in Southwestern Saskatchewan. The Canadian Field-Naturalist. 126(3): 194-203.
- Martino, J.A., Poulin, R.G., Parker, D.L., Somers, C.M., 2012. Habitat Selection by Grassland Snakes at Northern Range Limits: Implications for Conservation. The Journal Of Wildlife Management, 76(4): 759-767.