Avian and Exotic Service
The Auburn University Veterinary Clinic offers an Avian and Exotic Service, where veterinary clinicians and senior-level veterinary technicians provide wellness care, specialized diagnostic testing, medical treatments, surgical options and emergency care for exotic companion animals.
Animals seen in the service include:
- Pet Chickens
- Non-venomous Snakes
- Pocket Pets including:
- Hedge Hogs
- Guinea Pigs
Our faculty clinician, Dr. Seth Oster, has expertise and experience in exotic animal medicine and is a member of the Association of Avian Veterinarians and the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians.
Appointments are currently being accepted on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. To schedule an appointment for your exotic pet, please call 334/844-9966.
During daytime hours, the Avian and Exotic Service provides care for injured and sick wildlife and works in conjunction with the Southeastern Raptor Center to rehabilitate injured birds of prey for release back to the wild. For more information about the Southeastern Raptor Center, click here for their webpage.
PLEASE NOTE: The Southeastern Raptor Center does not accept injured bats, deer, raccoons, opossums or healthy baby birds that have fallen out of a nest, as we do not have the capacity to support these animals.