The Parrot That Loved a Young Boy — and Launched a Veterinary Career

The Human-Animal Bond and friendships extend beyond all geographic borders. Issah Hanson, DVM, grew up in Ghana, West Africa. In this Spark community story, he talks about his childhood pet — a small parrot — and the heartbreaking event that put him on his path toward veterinary medicine.

The Parrot That Loved a Young Boy — and Launched a Veterinary Career