Avian, Exotic, and Zoological Medicine

animal types


Do NOT bring wild animals to the hospital

For help with injured birds or mammals, contact the Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.

For injured snakes, turtles, lizards, salamanders, frogs, or other reptiles and amphibians, contact the Northern Colorado Wildlife Center.

For nuisance wildlife, contact Colorado Parks and Wildlife during regular business hours. After hours, call Colorado State Patrol dispatch at (303) 239-4501.

We offer high-quality diagnostics and treatment for companion avian and exotic species by the only board-certified specialists in the state of 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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