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Avian & Exotic Vet

At Steinway Court Veterinarian, we provide exotic pet routine care and sick-pet services for a variety of animals including birds, reptiles and small mammals like ferrets, hamsters, rats and rabbits. 

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Avian & Exotic Vet Services, Astoria Veterinarians

Care for Birds, Reptiles & Mammals in Astoria, Queens

At Steinway Court Veterinarian, exotic pet veteriarians provide preventative care and routine wellness exams for your reptile or other exotic pet. We also treat exotic pets for medical or behavioral concerns. 

  • Wellness & Preventive Care

    Much like cats and dogs, birds and other exotic pets benefit from regular veterinary care to help live a long, happy, and healthy life. Our specialist is trained in the unique care and husbandry needs and veterinary treatment of these species.

    During your initial wellness visit with us, our vets will thoroughly review your pet's care, nutritional and housing needs. A comprehensive physical exam will be performed and vaccinations and health screening tests will be discussed. 

    Our vets will also be happy to discuss any medical or behavioral concerns and answer any questions you might have about your exotic pet. We always tailor our recommendations to the needs of your pet and your family.

  • Sick Pet Appointments & Daytime Emergencies

    Reptiles and other exotic pets with health or behavioral concerns can be seen and treated by our veterinary team during our daytime hours.

    If possible, contact us before an unscheduled visit to ensure that we can treat your pet. While we accept walk-in and work-in emergencies for exotic pets, if a double booking of an appointment occurs there may be additional fees. 

  • After-Hours Emergencies

    Our hospital is fully equipped to meet the needs of critically sick reptiles and other exotic pets. Our Emergency Services is staffed by a team of veterinarians, registered veterinary technicians, and support staff during the day. 

    If you have an after-hours emergency, please visit one of our Emergency referral hospitals listed on our Emergencies page.

Caring for Reptiles at Our Astoria Veterinary Clinic

From lizards and turtles to snakes, tortoises and more, reptiles are sought after by animal lovers seeking a unique companion. Many of these species will require special care—and are susceptible to unique illnesses—making their care a challenge.

Specialized requirements, from the kind of lighting, temperature, humidity, and even compliance with local laws mean that setting up your reptilian companion for success can be a difficult prospect our experienced team is happy to help with care and advice for your reptilian family member.

Exotics We Treat

At Steinway Court Veterinarian, we provide dedicated, advanced veterinary care for exotic pets including:


Parrots, finches, canaries, backyard poultry, and others.

Exotic Mammals

Ferrets, rabbits, pot-bellied pigs, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters, gerbils, sugar gliders, hedgehogs, and others.

Reptiles & Amphibians

Lizards, turtles and tortoises, snakes, and others.

Avian & Exotic Pet Services, Astoria Veterinarians

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New Patients Welcome

At Steinway Court Veterinarian, we are always accepting new patients. Our vets are dedicated to keeping pets healthy and happy in our Astoria clinic. Contact us today to book your first appointment.

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