Dr. Ernesto Dominguez - Veterinarian

Dr. Ernesto Dominguez grew up in Mexico City.

Dr. Ernesto studied medicine for two years but left to pursue his real passion: veterinary medicine. He graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) School of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. After getting his degree, he completed multiple postgraduate training programs in wildlife centers and zoos around the world.

In 2016 he completed an internship in Raptor Medicine and Surgery at the Raptor Center at the University of Minnesota. From 2016-2020 he was the Hospital Director at The Wildlife Center of Virginia. Dr. Ernesto has multiple scientific publications and book chapters in his curriculum. He is Board Certified Specialist by the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine. He is currently Co-chair of the Conservation Committee of the Association of Avian Veterinarians. He is active in several veterinary associations like the Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV), Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (AEMV), the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (AAZV), and the American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians.

Dr. Ernesto strives to give the best care for exotic pets and wildlife, offering a gold standard of care.