DOC HOLLYWOOD – James Peddie, DVM is a 1965 graduate of Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. After serving in the U.S. Army he entered mixed animal practice in Thousand Oaks, CA developing an interest in surgery, anesthesia, exotics and business management. In 1991 he joined the faculty at Moorpark College, Moorpark, CA and became the Department Chair of the Exotic Animal Training and Management Program. Shortly after joining the college he and his wife, Linda R. Peddie, DVM also a Cornell 1965 graduate, started a practice, “Drs. Peddie” restricted to animals, birds and reptiles of all species being used in film and TV production. “Drs. Peddie” performed veterinary services for over 70 feature films and 27 TV serials. Currently the Peddie’s with their pets are enjoying semi-retirement in Southern California retaining one client which has a herd of Asian Elephants. Dr. Peddie is the recipient of Moorpark College’s Distinguished Faculty Chair Award, the California Veterinary Medical Assn.’s Lifetime Achievement Award, the American Veterinary Medical Assn.’s AVMA Award and Cornell University’s Daniel E. Salmon Award.