Mon—Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sat: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sun: Closed
12950 E Michigan Ave Battle Creek, MI 49014 (269) 965-1010
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Reliable Exotic Pet Care Services for Calhoun County MI

exotic pets

As a full-service veterinary clinic, Log Cabin Animal Hospital does treat a variety of exotic pets, including ferrets, rabbits, rodents, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters, mice, rats, and gerbils. If you own a bird or reptile, however, we prefer to recommend you to a more specialized veterinarian, such as Dr. Beasley, located in Williamston, Michigan, Milwood Animal Clinic in Kalamazoo, or Crossroads Animal Hospital in Jackson.

We offer the following quality exotic pet care services:

Symptoms of Ailing or Sick Exotic Pets

Exotics can be very sensitive animals, requiring cautious care, proper housing, and special nutritional needs specific to each unique species. To protect themselves from lurking predators in the wild, most exotic pets will instinctively camouflage sickness until the illness has reached a dangerous and life-threatening stage. For this reason, it is especially important for exotic pet owners to become familiar with normal versus irregular pet behavior. Some common signs or symptoms of illness that you can watch for in your exotic pet include:

exotic pets
  • Change in appetite
  • Loss of energy or decrease in daily activity
  • Self-mutilation
  • Hair or feather loss
  • Redness, discharge, or drool in the mouth
  • Vomiting
  • Unusual stool
  • Birds sitting below their perch on the bottom of the cage

If you notice any concerning changes in your exotic pet’s behavior, please schedule an appointment with us today. We will conduct a physical exam; ask you questions about the exotic’s lifestyle, behaviors, and environment; and pursue other veterinary diagnostics if necessary to find the answers and solutions that will lead your pet to a path of health and overall wellbeing.

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"Always treat their patients with care and put the parents at ease and get right to the problem. We strayed once and it was a big mistake. So glad we came back."
"I really appreciated that you could get Stripes in for ANOTHER appointment so quickly---even during the evening! The staff at Log Cabin are ALL kind and genuinely interested in my pets. Dr. Vincent is WONDERFUL! She always takes time to truly listen to my concerns, answer my questions and she and explains things in an easy-to-understand manner. Thank you for taking such good care of our cats :) "
"I was informed about the procedure and follow up. Received a call the next day to checking on how she was doing. Ruby had good care. Everyone is friendly and caring."
"We have always been very happy with this office and appreciate the level of concern that has been shown for Duke who has developed special needs. Knowing that your staff demonstrates the same level of commitment to his care and well being as we do is extremely gratifying."
"It pleases me greatly the way everyone explains things. My questions & concerns seem to matter."
"I appreciate the thoroughness of the staff and their concern for their patients. There is a very personal feel with this clinic and I would recommend them to anyone."
"Both our Stanlie and Buddy received extremely great care from all the staff at Log Cabin. Showed that they cared about not only the pets, but also the owners of the pets. Thank you for loving our pets as much as we do!"
"Staff was wonderful as usual. We always feel comfortable and confident with boarding at Log Cabin which makes our vacations all the more relaxing."
"We were very happy with our visit. We saw a new Doctor, she was extremely competent. We were seen at our appointed time. Very happy with the service. "
"Always friendly and helpful "
"Everyone was helpful and friendly, as always... "
"Staff is very friendly and helpful. they seem to really care. Are all well trained if any questions can answer them. "
"They took excellent care of my sweet dog. Love them! "
"Very friendly and professional, as always! Love this vet!!! "
"I am very appreciative of both Dr. Vincent for always taking wonderful care of Minnie and Dakota. I am also VERY appreciative of the wonderful staff for making Minnie's regular visits as comfortable for her as possible! You are all great! "
"Cassandra was extremely caring, kind, and thorough in the care of Jessie. Although I do not remember the Doctor's name she was very knowledgeable and caring. It is apparent why the office was so busy. "
"Very good visit . . . perhaps the best ever for our temperamental dog. "
"Everyone was extremely friendly, caring and answered all my questions without making me feel like I was wasting their time. They were also very gentle with my pet and explained everything. "
"You took great care in stitching up Baxter's ear after his run-in with the raccoon. "
"I was very pleased with the service that I received. All the staff was very friendly and did their very best to help our family. Jasper and his family cant thank Log Cabin Animal Hospital enough. "
"The Log Cabin Animal Hospital always takes great care of my Scoobie Dew! They are friendly and courteous and they take the time to explain everything so that I can understand what is going on with my senior dog. They understand that Scoobie Dew is not just a dog, he is a 4-legged, furry family member."
"I was very pleased on how well, Cesar was taken care of , during my visit. I was made well informed of his condition and how help him get better. thank you very much. "
"The entire staff was very careful of my old rickety cat :) and I have all the confidence in the world in them "
"Its very comforable going there, every one is so kind and love the animals, I trust my dog with them. "
"The Dr.'s and staff are great!!! We would recommend them to anyone. "
"Log Cabin provided excellent service for our dog Coco "
"You treat me and my dogs in an excellent way. "
"I really appreciated that you could get Stripes in for ANOTHER appointment so quickly---even during the evening! The staff at Log Cabin are ALL kind and genuinely interested in my pets. Dr. Vincent is WONDERFUL! She always takes time to truly listen to my concerns, answer my questions and she and explains things in an easy-to-understand manner. Thank you for taking such good care of our cats :) "
"Compassionate care to allay Mitzi's apprehension. Very professional and addressed all of my questions & concerns. I never felt rushed. "