Exotic Mammals

At Providence Animal Hospital, we provide quality veterinary care for exotic mammals and pocket pets in Charlotte.

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Vet Care for Exotic Mammals

Rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, and other small mammals have become popular pets as increasing numbers of pet owners come to understand the unique bond that can form with one of these special creatures.

Just like cats and dogs, small mammals need some of the same routine wellness care.

Our staff of skilled professionals is well trained in the care of small mammals and can give you the information you need to keep your pocket pet looking and feeling great.

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What is an exotic mammal?

Exotic mammals are small animals including rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, hedgehogs, chinchillas, rats, mice, hamsters and gerbils. Many exotic pets are prey species in the wild and consequently can be very good at hiding the signs of illness until it is quite advanced, which is why preventive veterinary care is so important. 

What can I expect at an exotic appointment?

When you bring your exotic mammal in for a routine exam and to assess the health of your pet. We will perform a thorough physical examination, recommend the appropriate preventive care, and answer any questions you may have about your pet to help ensure the health and longevity of your pet.

Experience & Training in Exotic Pet Care

We know that caring for your small mammal requires special knowledge and experience, so rest assured that your loved ones are in good hands.

Our team is dedicated to providing exotic pets with proper care so they can have long and healthy lives. We are also here for you whenever your pets are not feeling well.

Our technicians are skilled when it comes to restraining your pets without stressing them out. It is our goal to give your pets a stress-free visit.

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Providence Animal Hospital has been providing comprehensive veterinary care for your cherished pets in Charlotte since 1993.

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704-542-0049