La Mesa: Call us at 619-462-4800 | Directions

South County: Call us at 619-462-4802 | Directions

The goal of our Avian + Exotic Service is to provide superior medical and surgical care to a wide variety of family pets, other than dogs and cats. Utilizing a team of internists, surgeons, emergency clinicians, and specialist in avian medicine, the PESC will provide the best veterinary care to “special species”. 


Our Avian + Exotic Services include:

  • Specialist board-certified in avian practice
  • Certified aquatic veterinarian
  • Geriatric examination
  • Health assessment and diagnostic testing
  • Radiography, laparoscopy and species-specific testing
  • Dentistry
  • Soft tissue and orthopedic surgery
  • Emergency care

Our Avian + Exotic Services assist the following species, and many more:

  • Birds: parrots, softbills, waterfowl, birds of prey
  • Small mammals: rabbits, rodents, ferrets, hedgehogs
  • Reptiles: snakes, lizards, turtles and tortoises
  • Amphibians: toads, frogs, salamanders
  • Fish: koi, goldfish, aquarium fish (fresh and salt)
  • Primates
  • Invertebrates
  • Wildlife


Meet our specialized team of avian + exotic medicine doctors


Contact Us

Pet Emergency & Specialty Center

La Mesa

5232 Jackson Drive, Suite 105 Jackson Square Center La Mesa, CA 91942

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

South County

885 Canarios Court, Suite 108 Chula Vista, CA 91910

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week