Birds & Exotic Pet Medicine

We are pleased to offer you veterinary services for birds, rabbits, ferrets, iguanas, guinea pigs, pot-bellied pigs, hamsters, snakes, fish and other small but important pets. With our full line Pet Store we can supply you with all the special diets, supplies and medications for your exotic pets. We also care lots of exotic pets and fish for you to purchase. If you have a request or are looking for something we don't carry email us at Pets@wacvet.ca and we will probably be able to order it in for you.

Rabbits

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Rabbits are susceptible to a variety of conditions including hairballs, overgrown teeth, parasites and cancer. If your rabbit stops eating, appears overly quiet, experiences discharge from the eyes and/or nose,…

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Ferrets

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Your ferret should be examined yearly by a veterinarian. A stool sample for parasite check should be submitted at the same time as the yearly check up. Vaccines are available…

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Bird Wing Clipping

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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…

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Bird Toenail Trims

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Most caged 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…

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Beak Trims

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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…

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Fish Snakes & Amphibians

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We provide medical assessments and surgical procedures for a variety of other exotic animals including mice, snakes, pot-bellied pigs and hedgehogs. We see many diseases related to improper nutrition in…

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Other Exotic Animals

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Although a lot of information regarding exotic animals is widely available on the Internet, it is often difficult to determine what sources to trust. You can rely on our experienced…

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Iguanas and Other Lizards

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These interesting and entertaining creatures are frequently presented to veterinarians for nutrition related problems. We strongly advise you to set up a nutritional consultation with our veterinarians to discuss how…

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Bird Sexing

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Unfortunately, relying on physical appearance is not an accurate method of determining the sex of many birds. We can reliably tell you your bird’s sex by performing a laparoscopy. This…

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