Sonya Miles, BVSc, MRCVS, qualified from University of Bristol in 2013. She joined the Highcroft Veterinary Group exotic team in 2015 and is working towards a certificate in advanced veterinary practice.
Sonya has a special interest in reptiles and runs North Somerset Reptile Rescue. She has a number of reptiles, a cat, a dog and three horses. When not at Highcroft, Sonya enjoys training and riding her horses, and walking and training her dog – a collie cross.
Ventral thermal burn in a royal python
Sonya Miles recalls the case of a four-year-old female snake that presented with a erythematous lesion to the ventrum.