Exotic Pets

Veterinary Care for Exotic Pets

Owning an exotic pet can be a wonderful experience; however, exotic pets will most likely require veterinary care at some point in their lives. For this reason, finding an experienced and caring exotic animal vet is essential. At The Veterinary Clinic in Brunswick, Dr. Amy Wood frequently treats rodents, birds, ferrets, and lizards (including chameleons).

Woman taking her bird in for veterinary care.

In order to treat exotic pets and birds, a distinctive set of skills is necessary, a skill set that not every vet possesses; however since Dr. Wood began treating these amazing animals in 1989, she has the experience and skill set necessary to treat a variety of exotic pets.

Lizard Care at an Exotic Animal Hospital Brunswick

Although some lizards seem intimidating, when it comes to environmental and dietary needs, these animals are actually some of the most fragile creatures in nature. Since lizards are cold-blooded, they require a habitat with specific temperatures and humidity levels, as well as a diet that consists of a variety of healthy foods. Lizard care available at The Veterinary Clinic includes wellness exams, emergency treatment, dietary evaluations, and recommendations.

Avian Services Offered by Dr. Amy Wood, an Exotic Animal Veterinarian

 Just like felines, birds are inclined to mask their pain and hide illness: Therefore, one of Dr. Wood’s goals is to assist you in recognizing the signs and symptoms of an injury or illness. The avian care available at The Veterinary Clinic includes wellness care, emergency treatment, wing clipping, dietary evaluations, dietary advice as well as beak and foot care.

Rodent Care from an Exotic Animal Vet

Dr. Wood frequently cares for rats, mice, hamsters, gerbils and Guinea pigs. Rodent care includes dietary evaluations and recommendations, urgent care, and wellness exams.

What to Expect During Your Visit to The Veterinary Clinic

  • Wellness Exam - Dr. Wood will perform a full physical examination: This exam will include checking your pet’s breathing and heart rate. Additionally, laboratory testing may be ordered. At your pet’s wellness appointment, feel free to ask Dr. Wood questions, she is always happy to help pet owners learn more about the animals they love.
  • Emergency and Urgent Care - When an emergency arises, fear strikes many pet owners. At The Veterinary Clinic, an exotic animal hospital Brunswick, we are familiar with a multitude of the emergencies that arise. Therefore, once you arrive, we can take over to provide the medications and treatments that will help your pet move towards recovery.

Contact Our Local Brunswick Animal Hospital for More Information!

At The Veterinary Clinic in Brunswick, we provide comprehensive care for exotic pets and birds. Contact us today to schedule a wellness appointment with Dr. Wood, our exotic animal veterinarian, or if you need emergency services, please call ahead to inform us of your arrival, our phone number is (207) 729-3412.

If you need emergency services after our clinic closes, please contact one of the emergency clinics listed here.


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