Species We See at Our Grapevine Exotic Animal Hospital

Species We See at Our Grapevine Exotic Animal Hospital

Exotic and avian species are widely varied, making them some of the most difficult pets for which to find expert veterinary care. At Texas Avian & Exotic Hospital, our team of skilled veterinarians is well-versed in many different species and our expertise covers an array of reptiles, birds, and small mammals.

Listed below are some of the common species we see along with links to our species-specific care pages that can give you an overview of each one’s requirements. This is by no means a list of species we only see, just the most common pets. If you have a pet not on this list, please feel free to contact us and ask if we can service them—chances are, we can!

If you’re considering adding an exotic pet to your family or have questions about your current pet, please ask! We’re here to help.

Avian Species

Parrots:

  • Cockatiels
  • Lovebirds
  • Parakeets
  • Conures
  • Lorikeets
  • Caiques
  • African Greys
  • Amazons
  • Macaws
  • Cockatoos

Other Species:

  • Pigeons and Doves
  • Canaries
  • Finches
  • Falcons
  • And more!
Species We See at Texas Avian & Exotic Hospital: Vet Holding Parrot

Learn more about avian pet needs from our Avian Care page. You can also check out the Association of Avian Veterinarians!

Species We See at Texas Avian & Exotic Hospital: Vet Holds Reptile

Reptile & Amphibian Species

Reptiles:

  • Bearded Dragons
  • Leopard Geckos
  • Iguanas
  • Chameleons
  • Boas
  • Pythons
  • Non-Venomous Snakes
  • Turtles and Tortoises

Amphibians:

  • Axolotl
  • Frogs and Toads
  • Salamanders and Newts

We also see a variety of fish species as well, including:

  • Koi
  • Angelfish
  • Crayfish
  • Goldfish
  • And more!

Read our page on Reptile and Amphibian Care for more details on care. The Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians has great information as well for vets and owners alike!

Small Exotic Mammal Species

Rodents

  • Chinchillas
  • Degus
  • Gerbils
  • Guinea Pigs
  • Hamsters
  • Hedgehogs
  • Mice
  • Rats
  • Rabbits
  • Prairie Dogs

Other Species:

  • Coatimundi
  • Raccoons
  • Kinkajous
  • Fennec Foxes
  • Servals and Caracals
  • Mini-pigs (must be under 60 lbs.)
  • Opossums
  • Lemurs
  • New World Primates*
  • Sugar Gliders
  • Ferrets

*We do not see Old World primates

Species We See at Texas Avian & Exotic Hospital: Vet Holds Chinchilla

Learn more about comprehensive care on our Small Exotic Mammal page. Additionally, the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians can give you insight, too!

Don’t see your pet’s species here?
Our list of species we see is always growing, so we look forward to adding your pet!
Contact us to set up an appointment!

Species We Don’t See

Listing what we don’t see is important too! There are some animals that are simply not suitable as pets or are beyond our facility’s capabilities. Animals we do not take as patients include:

  • Old World Primates (such as Chimpanzees or Baboons)
  • Venomous snakes (such as cobras or copperheads)
  • Wildlife – while we are committed to caring for an injured or sick animal that is brought to us for one-time treatment and rehabilitation, we do not take wild animals as patients.
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