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Exotic Pets

We have a fully equipped Exotics clinic at Thurlby

We have a fully equipped Exotics clinic at Thurlby with its own waiting and consulting rooms and hospital with five different wards designed to cater for these patients' often very individual needs. Within these wards there is appropriate housing including vivariums for different species of reptiles and heated tortoise tables as well as a range of enclosures for birds and small mammals with species specific environmental enrichment.

Sarah Pellett VetMB CertAVP(ZooMed) BA BSc(Hons) DZooMed, RCVS Recognised Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

Sarah Pellett leads the Animates team taking care of exotic pets and is based at our Thurlby practice. She is available to see you and your exotic pets on a first opinion service basis, or also accepts referral cases from other veterinary practices.

Sarah is happy to see a wide range of exotic animals including but not limited to:

  • Small mammals – rabbits & guinea pigs, rodents, ferrets, chinchillas
  • Reptiles – snakes, lizards, tortoises, turtles
  • Birds – chickens, parrots, raptors
  • Amphibians – frogs, axolotls
  • Small primates – marmoset
  • Fish

Find out more about Sarah in our Veterinary Surgeons section.

Exotics team at Animates

In addition to Sarah, we also have capable first opinion vets working in the exotics clinic. 

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