U-Vet Exotics Central

At U-Vet Werribee Animal Hospital, we have the expertise and facilities to care for a diverse range of exotic and unusual pets.

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We provide expert veterinary medical and surgical care for exotic pets and birds. Our team includes vets with advanced qualifications in this field. Whether you call your special pet exotic, native, unusual, or a pocket pet and especially if you love them and are fascinated by them, we are fully equipped to provide veterinary care for almost any species of pet including birds, reptiles, amphibians and small mammals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, small rodents, ferrets and sugar gliders.

What makes us unique

Our dedicated bird and exotics facilities and wide range of advanced qualifications and expertise of our exotics staff provide high level care for all your family pets in the one location. U-Vet exotics central has purpose-built facilities for the specialised separate housing and treatment required by our patients. We are seated within the university veterinary hospital allowing you to find both general practice and veterinary specialist services for your whole menagerie in the one hospital.

Services we offer

U-Vet Exotics Central offers a range of services, including:

  • Health checks and husbandry advice
  • Microchipping
  • Vaccination and preventative medicine programs
  • Desexing and other forms of reproductive management
  • Advanced dentistry
  • Advanced imaging
  • Pathology
  • Surgery
  • Intensive care.

At U-Vet Exotics Central our team coordinate with our other specialist services all of whom can assist in providing the best comprehensive care to make the best decisions for you and your pet.


U-Vet Exotics Central is housed within the university hospital. We have three purpose-built wards to enable the separation of non-compatible species. We are equipped to provide the specialised housing and intensive care needs of avian, small herbivore, carnivore and herpetological (amphibian and reptile) pets. Our purpose-built procedures room is fully equipped with anaesthetic, surgical, monitoring and support tools to provide care tailored to the needs of each species.

At U-Vet, we are also fortunate to have excellent diagnostic imaging and pathology facilities in-house giving our patients access to rapid, expert interpretations of diagnostic testing as well as emergency & critical care.

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