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Dr. Laurie Hess and her staff chose to care exclusively for exotic animals, not only because of their love for these special species, but also because the average veterinarian, veterinary technician, and veterinary administrator receive very little training in school about these unique pets.

Staff members were chosen based on their previous personal and professional experience with various exotic species. Even now, with their focus on ongoing continuing education, at the Veterinary Center, they make certain they keep up on the latest in exotic animal care, so that they can provide you and your pet with the most current, cutting edge information available.

The mission of the Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics is to care for, protect, and ensure the humane and ethical treatment of all birds and exotic animal species.

The vision of the Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics is to study and advance the practice of exotic animal medicine; to educate exotic pet owners about the highest quality, comprehensive medical and surgical care for birds and exotic pets; and to establish the most well-respected bird and exotic animal hospital that is recognized by both pet owners and veterinary colleagues as the only place to go for specialized bird care and advanced exotic animal medicine.

“We are committed not only to providing you with the best medical care but also to treating every client and patient with compassion and respect.”