Exceptional Care for Unusual Pets


      WHO WE ARE                                                      
Based at the internationally renowned Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital in South Africa, the privately run Bird and Exotic Animal Hospital focuses towards world class care of Birds, Reptiles, Primates, Fish, Small Mammals, Invertebrates and other non-traditional species.
With our highly trained and dedicated staff we are always willing to go the extra mile to make sure your treasured companion receives the best care possible.
We accept both first opinion and referral cases, please call first for an appointment so that we can see you as promptly as possible when you arrive.
We have access to top facilities and equipment including an ICU with 24 hour monitoring, Ultrasound and CT Scanning and an in-house clinical pathology lab.
Our facilities are catered specifically towards the special needs of our sensitive and sometimes difficult patients. We have climate controlled hospital rooms, indoor and outdoor housing and incubators for critical patients.
We provide a wide variety of food from specially bred insects, organic greens, cooked chicken and egg to berries in season depending on the patient's requirements.
We stock a large variety of high quality bird and exotic animal diets including monkey porridge, Harrisons bird foods, Versele laga bird and small mammal diets etc.
We have specially packed fresh hay for rabbits, chinchillas and guinea pigs and deluxe chinchilla bathing sand available.
Our toy range is extensive, from simple wooden chew toys to complex foraging and puzzle solving toys for rats, birds and primates.
Environmental enrichment is of paramount importance to the well being of exotic animals. Let us advise you on the most suitable ways to keep your animal friends busy and happy.
 Contact us

  • Street Address: Onderstepoort Veterinary Academic Hospital, M35 (Old Soutpan Road), Onderstepoort, Pretoria
  • Tel: (+27)12 529 8105
  • Fax: (+27)12 529 8560
  • After Hours Emergencies: 079 525 0368
  • GPS: S25deg 38'49.6" E28deg 10'51.3"
  • Postal Address: Private Bag X04 Onderstepoort 0110, Pretoria