Exotic Patients

Animal Ark Veterinary Hospital of Clemmons is an official drop-off location for injured wildlife but we don’t stop there! We also offer veterinary care for your exotic pets like birds, chickens, snakes, lizards, ferrets, hedgehogs, rabbits and more! If you’re a new exotic pet owner, you can learn a little more about what veterinary care is necessary for your new feathery, scaly or furry family member below.

Avian

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We see all pet birds including parrots, songbirds, backyard poultry and raptors used for falconry. Depending on why you brought your pet bird in and what we find during our physical exam, we may recommend a variety of diagnostic tests.

These tests are designed to help diagnose your bird and screen him/her for illnesses that may be detrimental to your bird, you or other animals in your house.

We may recommend one or all of the following treatments:

Pocket Pet

​We love taking care of even the tiniest members of your pet family, including ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, sugar gliders, hedgehogs, rats and so much more! During your pet’s physical exam, we may recommend a variety of diagnostic tests and treatments. These tests will help us design a comprehensive plan with a diagnosis to keep your furry friend safe and well for as long as possible.

During your pocket pet’s yearly exam, we may perform one or all of the following additional treatments:

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Reptiles/Amphibians

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Whether your pet slithers, glides, hops crawls or swims, we’re here to help with all of your pet’s needs! We treat snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs and any other of your cold-blooded companions. However, we do not see any venomous animals.

Depending on why your pet came in and what we find during our physical exam, we may recommend a variety of diagnostic tests and treatments.

Here are some things that we offer for your reptile, amphibian, fish or invertebrate’s health:

Wildlife

​Our care doesn’t stop with domestic animals. We have certified staff to care for wildlife and work closely with certified rehabilitates to help rerelease local wildlife.

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