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Exotic Animal Medicine Service
Offers Pets Specialized Care


Whether your pet flies, slithers, hops, scampers, swims or otherwise fits the description of an "exotic," you may take advantage of the expertise and facilities at North Carolina State University's College of Veterinary Medicine as the Exotic Animal Medicine Service in the Veterinary Health and Wellness Center is accepting patients and consulting with referring veterinarians.

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The Exotic Animal Medicine Service (EAMS) faculty and staff, known nationally and internationally for clinical expertise and veterinary education, sees both primary care and referral cases, with an emphasis on birds, small mammals, non-venomous reptiles, fishes, and amphibians. The service, which provides routine and specialized medical and surgical care for both healthy and sick animals, does not see wildlife, venomous reptiles, non-human primates, or large carnivores.

Through the collective expertise of EAMS faculty as well as collegial support and collaboration with other specialists within the Veterinary Health Complex, EAMS offers referring veterinarians and clients access to state-of-the-science medicine in a number of specialty services. These services include anesthesiology, behavior, dentistry, cardiology, critical care, dermatology, emergency medicine, nutrition, ophthalmology, neurology, oncology, orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, radiology/ imaging (contrast fluoroscopy, CT, MRI, ultrasound), and internal medicine.

After-hours emergency services are available for all EAMS clients. Weekday emergencies will be accommodated for existing clients and efforts will be made to accommodate new clients whenever possible.


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