Dr. Monaco was born and raised in Queens, New York. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from New York
University with a major in Biology. Dr. Monaco had the privilege of being accepted into the vet program at Tufts University
School of Veterinary Medicine in Massachusetts, and received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1990. He graduated
vet school with a GPA of 3.88 and earned the class rank of 2 out of a graduating class of 65 students. In 1998, he became
a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners specializing in Avian medicine. At this time there are approximately
125 Avian Diplomates worldwide. This is an elite group of veterinarians that strive to offer state-of-the-art medicine and
surgery for our avian and exotic animal companions.