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Small Animal Medicine & Surgery
Call us today! 704-636-6613
Call us today! 704-636-6613

3200 Sherrills Ford Road
Salisbury, NC 28147

Exotic Pet Care

Do you prefer your animal companion to be covered in feathers or scales? Is the company of an exotic pet something you relish?

At Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, we recognize that not everyone chooses traditional pets, like dogs or cats. We also understand that birds, reptiles and exotics have special needs and requirements to help keep them happy and healthy. Our team is fully trained in exotic pet care. We can answer any questions you may have about a new or existing pet.

Small Animal Medicine & Surgery treats all kinds of exotic animals, including but not limited to:

  • Birds
    • Parrots (Macaws, Cockatoos, Amazons, Cockatiels, Parakeets, etc.)
    • Canaries, Finches
    • Doves, Pigeons
    • Toucans, mynah birds & more!
  • Reptiles, Amphibians, “Herps” 
    • Lizards (Iguanas, Water Dragons, Bearded Dragons, Geckos, etc.)
    • Snakes
    • Turtles & Tortoises
    • Frogs, Salamanders, Newts, etc.
  • Rabbits
  • Hedgehogs
  • Ferrets
  • Rodents 
    • Chinchillas, Degus
    • Guinea Pigs
    • Rats, Mice, Hamsters, Gerbils
  • Sugar Gliders

The extensive list of exotic pet care services we offer includes, but is not limited to:

  • Wellness Exams
    • Pre and post-purchase exams and consultation
    • Annual health exams
  • Emergency and critical care
  • X-rays, blood work, parasite testing
  • Routine and complex surgery
  • Consultation
    • Behavior
    • Habitat and husbandry requirements
    • Nutrition
  • Boarding
    • We have areas well away from barking dogs
  • Wing, beak, and nail trims

Exotic animals can make very rewarding companions, but it’s important to remember that because they are not a typical pet, they have unique needs. Choosing to own an exotic pet requires a special kind of owner – one that can commit to providing the appropriate care and environment. 

Many people are also surprised to hear that exotic pets need regular check-ups. New pet exams are perhaps even more important for exotic creatures than for cats and dogs. In addition to a thorough exam, we’ll discuss special environmental and nutritional needs of your pet. 

Get your new exotic companion off to a good start! Call us today to schedule a new pet exam and consultation! The experienced team at Small Animal Medicine & Surgery can provide the guidance, advice and support you need to help your unique pet thrive.