Avian, Exotic, and Zoological Medicine

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza in Colorado

Due to the high transmissibility of this virus to all avian patients, if you have poultry or waterfowl pets coming in for an appointment, they must be admitted through our isolation ward.

For questions about bringing your poultry or waterfowl pet in for an appointment, call (970) 297-5000.

More information about highly pathogenic avian influenza, including how to keep your bird safe >>

We offer high-quality diagnostics and treatment for companion avian and exotic species by the only board-certified specialists in Northern Colorado. We also partner with public zoological parks and aquariums, as well as wildlife rehabilitators, to provide care to wildlife.

Commonly treated animals include:

  • Mammals: rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rats, mice, gerbils, hamsters, sugar gliders, hedgehogs, ferrets, wallabies
  • Birds: parrots, chickens, ducks/geese, falconry raptors
  • Reptiles: snakes, lizards, turtles, tortoises, caimen
  • Amphibians: frogs, salamanders, newts, toads
  • Fish
  • Invertebrates: scorpions, spiders


Primary care

  • Beak and nail trimming
  • Behavioral consultations
  • Pre- and post-purchase exams
  • Sex identification
  • Spaying and neutering
  • Vaccinations
  • Wellness exams

Specialized care

  • Chemotherapy and radiation therapy
  • Dental exams
  • Endoscopy and endosurgery
  • Infectious disease testing
  • Laparoscopy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Reproductive prevention in birds
  • Surgery
  • Teeth trimming for rodents and rabbits

Specialized technology

Our dedicated hospital space allows us to keep your unique companion safe and comfortable.

We partner with the hospital’s diagnostic imaging service to provide advanced imaging technologies and services to our clients.

contact information

Appointments, Questions, and Referrals Phone: (970) 297-5000

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