Exotic Pet Medicine and Surgery

Our veterinarians are experienced in providing specialized care and treatment for exotic companion animals, including ferrets, gerbils, guinea pigs, hamsters, iguanas, rabbits, and snakes. We understand their unique health needs and can provide diagnostic, therapeutic, and surgical services, as well as counseling on nutrition, behavior, and general care.

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    Rabbits

    Rabbits are susceptible to a variety of diseases and conditions, including overgrown teeth, hairballs, parasites, and cancer. They also tend to hide signs of illness or pain. Contact us if…

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    Iguanas and Other Lizards

    Nutrition-related disorders and diseases are common in iguanas and other lizards. We can help you avoid these problems. Call us to set up a nutritional consultation so we can discuss…

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    Gerbils, Guinea Pigs, and Hamsters

    Just because they’re small doesn’t mean they can’t benefit from veterinary attention. Teeth, which grow continuously in gerbils, guinea pigs, and hamsters, often require trimming. (We can also recommend appropriate…

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    Ferrets

    You can help keep your ferret healthy by bringing him or her in for an exam once a year. That way, we can monitor any changes that occur in your…

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    Microchip Pet Identification

    Harpeth Hills Animal Hospital highly recommends all pets be microchipped. Microchipping is a safe, permanent way to identify your pet in case he or she becomes lost. The microchip, which is a tiny device about the size and shape of a grain of rice, is placed just under the loose skin at the back of the neck.