Exotic Pet Services

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

At Fayetteville Veterinary Hospital, 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.

Fayetteville Veterinary Hospital 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 Fayetteville Veterinary Hospital can provide the guidance, advice and support you need to help your unique pet thrive.

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      My girlfriend Elizebeth Ash and I brought Zeus for his first puppy visit and to address his tapeworm issue. Prior to going many of my friends recommended coming to the Fayetteville Vet Hospital and the drive would be worth it. Honestly I didn’t know what to expect, after speaking with the vet techs and the vet himself I can honestly say the overall experience exceeded the good things I had heard. I want to say thank you to the staff for making the experience memorable and I look forward to being Zeus by so everyone can watch him grow!

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      We recently had to put our rabbit Cinnamon down as she just wouldn't recover from an illness. It was not a decision that was taken lightly and the Dr. B knew that. She was immensely supportive. We just received a sympathy card in the mail today from the staff. I have never felt more confidence in a vet as I do with this practice nor have I ever received a sympathy card from a vet! We will definitely never be going to any other vet practice but here!

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      The doctors and staff at Fayetteville Veterinary Hospital are AMAZING!! Dr. Bunnell is great with my four-legged babies. I also have nothing but great things to say about Dr. Bennett! We have been going to Fayetteville Vet for almost 20 years now. Dr. Bunnell diagnosed our 13 year old Boston Terrier with Cushing’s Disease and surely contributed to the comfortable extra year of life we had with her. He is great with my current 3 dogs and my moms dog! He always answers my questions and concerns honestly. The staff always great my fur babies by name and with love! I wouldn’t want to take my babies anywhere else. Thank you for taking the BEST care of my frequent flyer babies! Bucksley, Bailey, and Bobo say thank you, too! ❤️🐾

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