Avian & Exotic Pets

At American Pet Hospital in Modesto, our friendly and experienced vets treat a variety of exotic pets including birds, reptiles, and small animals such as rabbits, hamsters and guinea pigs.

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Avian & Exotic Pet Services, Modesto Veterinarians

Care for Birds, Reptiles & Mammals in Modesto

At American Pet Hospital, our team of veterinary professionals provides exotic vet care for pets including routine wellness and preventive care services for your bird or other exotic pet.

Our team is also available to see your exotic pet for any medical or behavioral concerns you may have.

  • Wellness & Preventive Care

    Much like cats and dogs, birds and other exotic pets benefit from regular veterinary care to help them live a long, happy, and healthy life. Our veterinarians are trained in the unique care, husbandry needs, and veterinary treatment of these animal species.

    During the initial wellness visit, our vet will thoroughly review your pet’s housing, nutrition, and care. A complete and thorough physical exam will then be performed.

    Health screening tests and vaccines will be discussed and recommended when indicated. Our veterinarian will discuss any husbandry, health, or behavior concerns with you and answer any questions you might have.

    Recommendations regarding the care or treatment of your exotic pet will be tailored by our vet to the needs of your animal and their family.

  • Sick Pet Appointments & Daytime Emergencies

    Birds and other exotic pets with health or behavior concerns can be seen by our specialist. If possible, please call  (209) 549-8387 in advance to determine the availability of our specialist. While we do accept walk-in and work-in emergencies for exotic pets, there may be an additional fee if a double booking of appointments occurs.

  • After Hours Emergencies

    Our Modesto animal hospital is fully equipped to meet the needs of sick birds and other exotic companion animals. Our Emergency Services for exotic pets are provided during our regular working hours by our experienced and friendly team of veterinarians, registered veterinary technicians, and support staff. 

    We understand that it isn't always possible when you're in the middle of an emergency but it is always best to call us before bringing your animal to our Modesto veterinary hospital. That way we can let you know if our vets are available to evaluate your exotic pet or recommend a hospital able to address your pet's urgent care needs right away.

Exotic Animal Vet Care in Modesto

We know that caring for your exotic animal requires special knowledge and experience, so rest assured that your loved ones are in good hands. Our vets have years of experience providing preventive care and treatment to a variety of exotic pets including birds, reptiles, amphibians and a range of exotic companion animals such as ferrets, rabbits and guinea pigs.

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Exotics We Treat

At American Pet Hospital in Modesto, our vets are passionate about providing quality veterinary care for a number of exotic pets including:

  • Rabbits

    Rabbits are popular companion animals that can offer hours of entertainment and affection when cared for properly.

    Our vets can help you to keep your rabbit happy and healthy through knowledgeable advice regarding care and feeding, combined with annual wellness exams, medical examinations and treatments.

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  • Rodents

    There are a number of different types of rodents that can be kept as pets, including rats, guinea pigs, hamsters, mice, and gerbils.

    With love, affection and good care, your rodent can live a happy and healthy life for years to come.

    Our Modesto vets at American Pet Hospital can provide you with the knowledge you need to keep your pet happy, while providing experienced exotic animal vet care to treat any medical issues that may arise.

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  • Ferrets

    Ferrets bond quickly with their loving owners and make clean, social and affectionate pets when given the care and attention they require.

    Make sure that you are providing your ferret with everything they need to stay healthy and happy by seeing your vet annually for routine exams, and contacting us right away if your ferret requires medical attention or emergency care.

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  • Birds

    Birds can be fascinating pets. At our Modesto vet hospital we are happy to see finches, canaries, parrots, budgies, backyard poulty and more.

    We can help you to keep your companion bird healthy with routine exams, beak and claw trimming, nutritional advice, and urgent medical care when required.

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    • Reptiles

      From snakes to lizards and turtles, the needs of reptiles can be quite different from other types of pets. 

      Our vets can provide you with the information and services you need to keep your reptile healthy.

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    Avian & Exotic Pet Services, Modesto Veterinarians

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