If you are looking to book a cat vaccination, please be aware that there is an ongoing shortage of some cat vaccines affecting all UK Veterinary practices. Find out more here.
Advice and tips for reptiles and exotic pets
If your reptile or exotic pet requires veterinary care or treatment, please contact MacArthur Barstow & Gibbs who should be able to assist you.
Summer care for lizards
Keeping your exotic pet happy in the summer requires a little extra work – learn about their lighting, temperature and feeding schedules here.
Are you keen on owning an exotic pet but don’t want to feed it meat or insects? Learn about plant-eating pets here.
The sexual health of ferrets
The implications of seasonal cycling, especially for female ferrets in heat, needs to be understood and action taken. Learn more here
Cold Weather Care for Reptiles
Winter brings a particular set of challenges for owners of exotic pets such as lizards, bearded dragons and snakes.
Answer our veterinary team’s questions to help you decide whether a reptile is the right pet for your family at any time.
Common Reptile Diseases
Wannabe owners of bearded dragons, lizards, snakes, and other exotic pets in Worcestershire should consider these reptile diseases.
Our Guide to Snake Care
Snakes make great pets but they do have some pretty specific needs when it comes to their care.
Senior care for tortoises, snakes and other pet reptiles
Exotic Pet Enrichment Tips
Whatever species of exotic pet you have, environmental enrichment is just as important for them as it is for dogs and cats.
Under the Skin of Snakes
One of the many fascinating facts about snakes is that they shed their skin on a regular basis.
Turtles may not be cuddly, but they’re certainly cute and generally easy to care for.
Know your Reptile's Health
Reptiles can be quite complex pets when it comes to their nutrition, as their requirements are fairly specific.
Exotic Pet Teeth Masterclass
Top tips on looking after exotic pets’ teeth including snakes, lizards, tortoises, bearded dragons, ferrets, rabbits and rodents.
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