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Exotic Vet Care Goes Solar


Here at Exotic Vet Care, we are very eco-conscious and do all we can to preserve our wildlife and environment, as well as give back to our community. We just finished having solar panels installed on our roof by Southern Current, LLC and we anticipate that with the sunny days of summer coming up we […]



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Black Vulture with Broken Leg and a Surprise Inside


The Center for Birds of Prey called us regarding a black vulture with a broken leg. We brought him in and took a radiograph and discovered that in addition to his fracture, he had at some point eaten carrion that had been previously shot and had a lead pellet in it, which remained inside the […]



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What to Expect: At Your Pet’s Surgery


While we have decades of surgical experience we understand that for our clients there are no “routine surgeries”.  The idea of a doctor anesthetizing your pet and performing delicate procedures can be scary for pet owners, so we provide this guide to help you better understand the process of preparing your pet for a safe […]



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Hamster with Recurring Mammary Tumors: Case Study #6


“Sparkles” is a teddy bear hamster who was presented to us in December of 2014 as an emergency case. At the time she was 1 1/2 years old and not spayed.  She had a large ulcerated growth under her leg, quite possibly a mammary tumor. Her owner opted for surgical removal of the growth without […]



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Amazon Parrot with Throat Cancer: Case Study #5


“Pooh” is a 41 year old Yellow-Naped Amazon parrot. He came to our clinic because he was having a hard time breathing for a few days prior and had begun breathing with his mouth open. He had greenish discharge from one of his nares, indicating possible infection.



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What to Expect: At Your First Visit


Bringing your pet to the veterinarian can seem scary at first, but we strive to make every visit a pleasant and informative one. For those of you who may not have visited our facility, we provide this information to help put you at ease about your upcoming appointment.



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Dr. Biascoechea at ICARE


Dr. Biascoechea spent a week in Paris at the International Conference on Avian heRpetological and Exotic mammal medicine.



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Dr. B. at WVC!


The Western Veterinary Conference was held February 15-19 in Las Vegas, NV. It is the largest, most respected veterinary conference in the world, and our own Dr. Biascoechea was selected as a speaker.



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“Give Wildlife a Brake!” Week


Next week is “Give Wildlife a Brake!” week, but we want you to be aware of wildlife all year ’round.  Today we are treating this box turtle, who was run over by a car and brought to us for care by another veterinary clinic.  While we do not normally treat wildlife, we are working with […]



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Kemp’s Ridley Turtle “Blu” Recovering Well


In July, the South Carolina Aquarium brought a Kemp’s ridley turtle to our clinic because it had been hooked by a fisherman and swallowed the hook.  Dr. Biascoechea surgically removed the hook and the turtle was returned to the Turtle Hospital at the Aquarium for continued care.  We recently received the good news that “Blu” […]



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