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Avian, Exotic & Small Animals

Have you dreamed of owning a bird or exotic animal but haven’t taken the leap because you aren’t sure what’s involved? We’re proud to help care for all types of creatures, including birds, rabbits, hamsters and more!

We now see birds and small mammals at Hockessin. Dr. Anthony Dallatore has expertise in avians and small mammals.  We also offer a pre-purchase consultation to help you decide what type and breed of avian or small mammal is right for you. Your in-depth, personalized discussion with Dr. Dallatore,  will cover important topics including:

  • Husbandry
  • Housing
  • Breed-specific medical concerns
  • Diet
  • Disease prevention
  • Wellness care

Available to anyone considering bringing a bird or small mammal into the home, these consultations help prepare people for their new pets and their unique needs.

What Types Of Avian, Exotic, & Small Mammals Do We Treat?

  • Birds
  • Rabbits
  • Rats and mice
  • Guinea pigs
  • Gerbils
  • Hamsters
  • Chinchillas
  • Sugar gliders
  • Other exotic mammalians

What Veterinary Services Do We Offer For Avian, Exotic, & Small Animals?

  • Wellness exams
  • Sickness care and emergency visits
  • Husbandry recommendations
  • Avian nail, wing, and beak trims
  • Wellness and diagnostic bloodwork
  • Management of ferret adrenal disease
  • Radiographs on all types of birds and small mammals
  • Basic and advanced dental procedures on small mammals
  • Neuters and spays
  • Surgical procedures
  • Orthopedic procedures

Whether you have an avian, exotic, or small animal as a pet or are considering one, contact us today for an appointment.  And remember, we provide wellness care, sick care, and more for your not-so-exotic pets, too!

Hockessin Animal Hospital

643 Yorklyn Road

Hockessin, DE 19707 - Directions

Office Hours:

Mon -Thurs: 7:30 am - 8:30 pm

Fri: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Sat: 7:30 am - 1 pm

Sun: Closed

(302) 239-9464 Contact Us

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