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Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Exotics
Small Animal Veterinary Care
If it hops, flies, scurries, or slithers, our exotic animal experts are ready to provide the highest levels of care.

Whether your animal hops, flies, scurries, or slithers, our exotic animal experts are ready to provide the highest levels of care. Our team of veterinarians and veterinary technicians provides comprehensive primary care and sees referrals for all types of animals. Should your animal require specialized treatment, we work with other specialty services in the hospital.

We specialize in the care of a wide range of exotic animals

  • Birds such as parrots, finches, falconry birds, and backyard poultry
  • Small mammals such as ferrets, rabbits, rats, and guinea pigs
  • Reptiles and amphibians such as snakes and frogs

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 Referral Not Required

Regular hospital hours are
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Our emergency services are available 24 hours a day.

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Care we offer

Ferret receiving treatment
  • Annual wellness visits and new pet exams
  • Advanced diagnostics and imaging
  • Emergency and critical care
  • Hospitalization and treatment in a dedicated exotics ward
  • Spays and neuters
  • Orthopedic and soft tissue surgery

Hospital Stories | Health Topics

Veterinary intern helps care for injured, orphaned wildlife

Dr. Winter works closely with the Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s exotics team.

Rabbit travels from Seattle for life-saving treatment

WSU is among the only facilities in the Northwest to offer radiation therapy for pets.

Call before intervening with orphaned or injured wildlife

It is easy to mistake a healthy baby for one that may be orphaned or injured.


Featured Health Topics

Grateful Client Giving

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“This is a place of miracles.”
-Anne Hensley, veterinary hospital client

Clinical Studies

Any current clinical studies for this service will be listed below.