Our exotic pet care team in Sewell has the training, experience, and passion required for caring for your exotic pets. At All Creatures Veterinary Care Center, we offer our exotic pet-owning community caring and compassionate veterinary services, and welcome creatures of all species and sizes at our vet center. Keep up with our blog for 24/7 access to useful pet health tips, wellness advice, information about our veterinary services, and more. Pet care starts at home and is just one more way for your pet to live a healthy and happy life. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with our knowledgeable exotic pet care team, and be sure to follow our blog to stay informed and entertained on all things pets.

  1. The Importance of Exotic Pet Preventative Care

    Regular medical care for your exotic animal family member is an important part of keeping your pet healthy. In fact, visits to your exotic animal veterinarian are often even more valuable, as exotic animals are adept at hiding signs of illness. Many health issues are a result of improper or marginal…Read More

  2. Aquatic Turtle Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    Hundreds of species of aquatic turtles exist in the world, with rred-earedsliders being one of the most commonly kept pet turtles. Adult size varies with species, and any potential new turtle owners should research their species of interest extensively, as some grow to over a foot in diameter and ma…Read More

  3. Boa and Python Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    There are over 50 species of pythons and boas currently recognized in the world, with a variety of interesting color mutations now available within the pet trade. Lifespan and adult sizes vary greatly with species, and many can get quite large and live a long time, so be sure to research your prospe…Read More

  4. Chameleon Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    Native to rainforest and some desert environments, chameleons are becoming increasingly popular as pets in the United States. Their management is highly specialized, and they are considered to be extremely fragile and notoriously difficult to keep in captivity. Appropriate husbandry and diet are key…Read More

  5. Chinchilla Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    Housing Recommendations Cages: 2x4ft footprint minimum. Wire mesh cages may be used, but we recommend a solid floor to prevent foot pad injuries. For exercise one should supply branches or climbing areas. Arrange in a way to prevent contamination of food and water bowls with feces. Avoid the use of …Read More

  6. Colubrid Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    This family includes two thirds of current snake species. Lifespan and adult sizes vary greatly with species, and many can get quite large and live a long time, so be sure to research your prospective pet well. Housing: Colubrids should generally be housed singly throughout their lives. Cage: cage s…Read More

  7. Ferret Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    Housing Recommendations: Cages: 2×4 feet footprint minimum. Additional space needed with multiple ferrets. Cages with several levels are ideal to provide more surface area to climb and play. Litterbox: Provided a special “corner box” in one corner of the cage & secure the box in the corner …Read More

  8. Guinea Pig Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    Housing Recommendations: Cage: 2×3 feet footprint for each guinea pig minimum. Solid cage bottom of Plexi-glass, hard plastic, or stainless steel. Wire mesh bottoms should NEVER be used. Cages can be purchased online or in pet stores. Nice cages can be seen at www.guineapigcages.com. Substrate: Bed…Read More

  9. Hedgehog Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    Housing: Cage: 2 x 3 feet footprint minimum. We recommend a plastic bottom cage with narrow wire sides or a 20-30+ gallon aquarium. A hiding place should also be provided (large diameter PVC pipe, wooden/cardboard boxes, or commercially available hiding huts). Use a newspaper and/or paper based bedd…Read More

  10. Leopard and Fat-tailed Gecko Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    Over a thousand species of geckos exist in the world. The most commonly found in captivity include leopard, African fat-tailed geckos, and New Caledonian crested geckos. Lifespan in captivity is approximately 7-10 years, and adult size of the most popular species is generally up to 6 inches (measure…Read More

  11. Rabbit Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    Housing: Cage: 2×3 feet footprint for small breeds and 3×4 feet for large breeds. Solid cage bottom of plexi-glass, hard plastic, or stainless steel. If the cage has a wire mesh bottom, cover half with a solid surface otherwise the rabbit may get pressure sores on the feet. Line the bottom with ne…Read More

  12. Tortoise Husbandry and Preventative Healthcare

    Numerous tortoise species exist in the world, with Russian Tortoises, Redfoot Tortoises, and Leopard Tortoises being some of the most commonly kept as pets. Adult size varies with species, and many can live 20-50+ years. Any potential new tortoise owners should research their species of interest ext…Read More