Reptile Care in Wilmington: Close Up of Snake Scales
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Small Animal and Exotic Pet Care

Have you dreamed of owning an exotic animal but haven’t taken the leap because you aren’t sure what’s involved? We’re proud to help care for all types of creatures; including snakes, rabbits, hamsters and more!


What Types Of Exotic and Small Mammals Do We Treat?

  • Lizards
  • Turtles/tortoises
  • Amphibians
  • Non-venomous snakes
  • Rabbits
  • Rats and mice
  • Guinea pigs
  • Gerbils
  • Hamsters
  • Chinchillas
  • Sugar gliders
  • Other exotic mammalians


What Veterinary Services Do We Offer For Avian, Exotic, & Small Animals?

  • Wellness exams
  • Sickness care and emergency visits
  • Husbandry recommendations
  • Wellness and diagnostic bloodwork
  • Management of ferret adrenal disease
  • Radiographs on all types of exotics
  • Basic and advanced dental procedures on rabbits and other small mammals
  • Neuters and spays
  • Surgical procedures
  • Orthopedic procedures

Appointments for Exotics

If you are considering an exotic, or small animal as a pet, or already own one, contact us today for an appointment. For exotic pet appointments, we ask that you please take pictures of your pet’s enclosure/cage set up to review at your appointment. This information can assist us with learning your pet’s husbandry. This should include pictures of a food farm (roach/cricket farm) if you are keeping one.  We would also like a complete history of your exotic pet.  To simplify the process, please print and fill out one of the following forms prior to your appointment.  Please bring the completed form with you.

Ferret History Form
Pocket Pet (Small Mammal) History Form
Rabbit History Form
Reptile History Form

We be will be asking about your pet’s diet. Bringing a sample of your pet’s diet and supplements can also be extremely helpful. Please bring a list of the following:

1. Name brand of the pellets/food mix you offer
2. A list of people food that is offered
3. Name brand and specifics on supplements/vitamins offered
4. Foods that are fed to prey, if applicable
5. Name brand and specifics on supplements/vitamins offered to prey, if applicable

And remember, we provide excellent wellness care, sick care, and more for your not-so-exotic pets, too!


Graylyn Crest Animal Hospital

2006 Marsh Road

Wilmington, DE 19810 - Directions

Office Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday:  8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Tuesday:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Friday:  8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday:  8:00 am – 12:30 pm

(302) 996-9259 Contact Us


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