Miss Jenna Richardson

DVREP Lecturer and Veterinary Clinician


Jenna graduated from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies in 2008. After spending several years working in first opinion mixed practice, Jenna returned to Edinburgh.

In 2014, she completed a Residency in Rabbit and Exotic Animal Medicine and Surgery and is currently working towards becoming a European Specialist in Small Mammals.

Jenna has a general interest in all aspects of Exotic Pet veterinary medicine and surgery.  Having previously kept pet rabbits for many years, Jenna has a keen interest in promoting and advancing rabbit medicine and surgery.  Jenna is actively involved in research projects aiming specifically to improve the safety of rabbit anaesthesia in general veterinary practice. 

Jenna has written numerous book chapters and has co-authored a book on Rabbit Medicine and Surgery.  She regularly lectures throughout the UK to veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses and students, on all aspects of exotic animal veterinary care.


Bachelors in Veterinary Medicine & Surgery, University of Edinburgh

Responsibilities & affiliations

HFSA Veterinary Lecturer and Clinician, Rabbit, Exotic Animal and Wildlife Practice

Fourth Year Examination Board Chair - Rabbit and Exotic Animal Course

Undergraduate teaching

Second Year Undergraduate Lecturer

- Rabbit, Rodent and Ferret Husbandry Course


Fourth Year Undergraduate Lecturer

- Rabbit Medicine and Surgery Course

- Rodent Medicine and Surgery Course

- Ferret Medicine and Surgery Course

- Backyard Poultry

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