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Why guinea pigs are the best pets!

Thinking of getting a pet but don’t want the responsibility of a cat or a dog? How about a guinea pig? March is Adopt a Rescued Guinea Pig month, so what better time to get a new pet and also … Continue reading

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Holiday travel is here: boarding birds and exotic pets when you’re away

It’s holiday time, and you have planned an exotic, or perhaps not so exotic, getaway for you and your family. Tickets are booked, hotel plans are made, then you are stuck with the question – what do I do with … Continue reading

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Snake Veterinary Hospital in New York

Dr. Laurie Hess is a veterinarian who cares exclusively  for Snakes and other reptiles in NY.   

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Traveling With Your Exotic Pet

Planning Your Travel with Your Exotic Pet Are you planning to travel with your exotic pet this summer? If so, plan ahead! If you are taking your bird or other exotic pet on a plane this summer, you will need … Continue reading

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Could your pet have parasites? Indoor pets get worms, too!

So often, at the Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics, we hear owners say that their pets could never have parasites because they don’t go outside. Not true. Many pets – mammals, birds, and reptiles – are never outside their … Continue reading

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The Great Pellet Exhange for Birds

Do you own a bird that eats a lot of seed? Did you know that studies have shown that unless a bird is eating nearly 2/3 of its diet as formulated bird pellets, it’s not likely meeting its nutritional needs, … Continue reading

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Exotic Pet Wellness Exams Should Occur Annually

If you are an Exotic Pet owner in NY an annual check-up is an essential part of trying to prevent illness from occurring. Just like cats and dogs (and even people), birds and exotic pets should have yearly examinations to … Continue reading

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May is National Allergy Month

Terrific Allergy Free Exotic Pets Achoo! What to do? You want a pet, but you’re allergic. So, what can you do? Get an exotic pet, of course! If you’re allergic, don’t despair. There are still terrific pets available that are … Continue reading

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