Exotic Pet Medicine and Surgery

Do you have an exotic pet as part of your family? Do you know that they have very specific husbandry needs? Good husbandry practices are a vital part of looking after the well being of exotics. At Brockville Animal Hospital, we are very concerned with the care the pet receives in their home environment: bedding, cages, free flight, environmental enrichment, humidity, lighting, temperature, substrate, feeding, grooming, behavior problems ...these are all vital to the well being of each exotic species. Our aim is to ensure a long and healthy life for every pet and as such we provide comprehensive information on the specialized husbandry needs of each individual. Interested in learning more on how to improve life for you cherished exotic? Come visit us and see what we have to offer.

  • Wing Clipping

    Clipping a bird’s feathers can protect your bird and your home. Wing clipping is a nonpainful procedure that ensures the safety of your bird in its environment and keeps your…

  • Toenail Trims

    Most birds need to have their nails trimmed regularly. However, the process can be detrimental to your bird if its nails are trimmed too short. We can take care of…

  • Beak Trims

    Beaks continue growing throughout birds’ lives. Although birds’ beaks usually wear evenly, some birds develop beak problems and require veterinary assistance. Trimming its beak incorrectly can cause your bird pain…

  • Rabbits

    Rabbits are susceptible to a variety of diseases and conditions, including overgrown teeth, hairballs, parasites, and cancer. They also tend to hide signs of illness or pain. Contact us if…

  • Gerbils, Guinea Pigs, and Hamsters

    Just because they’re small doesn’t mean they can’t benefit from veterinary attention. Teeth, which grow continuously in gerbils, guinea pigs, and hamsters, often require trimming. (We can also recommend appropriate…

  • Ferrets

    You can help keep your ferret healthy by bringing him or her in for an exam once a year. That way, we can monitor any changes that occur in your…