Exotic pets such as ferrets, birds, amphibians, guinea pigs, rabbits, and other unusual pets require specialized, expert care. Our team of highly skilled vets possesses the expertise needed to properly care for a wide variety of extraordinary pets.

We also aim to pass as much of our knowledge on to you as possible in hopes of empowering you as an exotic pet owner. Our General Pet Care blogs cover a host of key issues and delve into important questions such as where to board your unusual pet in Perth, if pet insurance is actually necessary, and more.

If there is a specific topic you would like to see covered or a question you would like addressed, please be sure to let us know!

upv caring for turtles blog image 18/05/2020

Caring For Australian Turtles

In Australia, the main species of turtle that are found in captivity are the long neck species (Chelonia Longicolis) and the shorter necked species (Emydura and Elseya spp). Each one of these species ...
Important COVID-19 Update 24/03/2020

Important COVID-19 Update

As precautionary measures increase, and social distancing becomes imperative, we are putting the health and safety of our staff and clients first. We will continue to provide optimal veterinary care t...
Covid 19 symptoms 18/03/2020

Our Precautionary Measures Regarding COVID-19

In order for us to stay open and available to help your pet, we need to keep our veterinary team safe and healthy. Being a veterinary clinic, we already have strict procedures and protocols in pl...
Dr james with rabbit 13/02/2020

The Real Cost of Exotic Veterinary Care (From a Vet’s Perspective)

Dr James Haberfield from the Unusual Pet Vets Peninsula writes honestly about the cost of exotic veterinary care and the impact that some client actions can have on the people who work in the veterina...
Vet Check Up 29/08/2016

Pet Insurance for Exotic Pets

Most of us approach the idea of insurance with caution. Often we view it as an unnecessary expense, a luxury, or perhaps just another money-making scam. In reality, your pet insurance plan could save ...