Looking for the Best New Orleans Exotic Pet Veterinarian?

Not every family wants the usual dog or cat for a pet. New Orleans is all about being unique, and here at Metairie Small Animal Hospital, we agree! There are so many nontraditional animals that need loving homes and great care. However, it can be difficult for these pet owners to find an exotic pet veterinarian in their area. Luckily New Orleans is home to one of the best veterinary clinics that is always open to helping exotic pets – our team!

We pride ourselves on being a full-service hospital. We offer services ranging from vaccinations and grooming to emergency care and surgery. We have helped save countless animal lives using innovative methods and state-of-the-art technology. But Metairie Small Animal Hospital helps more than just dogs and cats, we offer our care to exotic animals like lizards, iguanas, snakes, birds, hamsters, guinea pigs and many other kinds.

Our exotic pet veterinarian, Dr. Gina Cheuk, attended LSU’s School of Veterinary Medicine and has been with Metairie Small Animal Hospital for 10 years. At MSAH we offer services including but not limited to spay and neutering surgeries, diagnostic services, boarding and grooming, wing clipping, nail clipping, microchipping, corrective surgeries, house-calls, emergency services and many more.

In addition to the aforementioned services, Metairie Small Animal Hospital offers physical and nutritional assessments for all exotic animals that arrive for appointments. We have highly trained staff and veterinarians that are committed to providing a safe and hospitable experience to all exotic animals who come to see us. We are equipped to handle any behavioral issues or problems that should arise during the course of an examination but foreknowledge from the owner is always appreciated as well.

If you are interested in adopting a pet that is considered “exotic,” don’t let lack of quality veterinary care stand between you and the pet of your dreams. With our team by your side, we have the specialized knowledge needed for your preferred species. We’re ready to serve your pet’s needs and answer any questions you may have.