Overview

The Exotic Animal and Wildlife Service offers first opinion and referral services for small mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates. We also offer services for zoo species and wildlife.

Surgery in the exotic animal theatre

Services

We offer a state of the art clinical facility and use the most advanced techniques and equipment.

Services

Brigitte Lord explains an x ray

Appointments

We offer consultations by appointments five days a week although emergencies are seen at any time.

Appointments

Examination of a beached porpoise

Emergencies

For emergencies or urgent advise please make use of our 24 hour emergency service by telephoning (0131) 650 7650.

Emergencies

Kevin Eatwell lecturing at a veterinary evening

Events and client newsletters

We run a series of free regular events for clients to help you look after your pet. Information about our current activities are also found in our client newsletters.

Events and client newsletters

Badger on a drip

Wildlife services

The Exotic Animal and Wildlife Services provides free care for wildlife casualties and is involved in wildlife research.

Wildlife Services

Brazilian tapir

Zoological collections

We provide services to Five Sisters Zoo, Edinburgh Butterfly World and the Owl and Pussycat Centre.

Zoological collections

A stag walks

The Scottish Deer Project

The Wildlife Service's new project, looking at the health of deer across Scotland.

The Scottish Deer Project

Waiting room at the Hospital for Small Animals

Visitor facilities

We have free parking and a canteen to make your visit more pleasant.

Visitor facilities

Logo from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons showing that we have an accredited practice

Fees

We will always estimate costs before treating your animal.

Fees

The exotic animal and wildlife service veterinary team

Our team

We have a number of senior vets, residents and practice nurses to look after your pet.

Our team

The exterior of the Hospital for Small Animals

Find us

We are easily reached by public transport or by car.

Find us

Kevin Eatwell on the telephone

Contact us

Please get in touch with any questions you may have. For urgent cases telephone reception 0131 650 7650.

Contact us

Exotic animal service client handout

Client resources

This section contains a number of articles on exotic pets available to download and links to the charities and magazines we deal with.

Client resources

All our team attend scientific meetings to improve our care of your pets

Projects and education

We are involved in research projects and education of the veterinarians of the future.

Projects and education

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