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Exotic & Pocket Pets

Useless Bay Animal Clinic welcomes a wide variety of pets to our practice. Exotics and pocket pets tend to have an average life span of two to eight years, and as a result, often don't require as much veterinary care as larger animals.

Of course, this does not mean that such pets never require veterinary care. An annual visit to a veterinarian for a checkup will provide an opportunity for your pocket pet to be checked for any changes that may affect his or her health. In addition, you should also bring your pocket pet to a veterinarian as soon as he or she shows any sign of illness. However, pocket pets often mask signs of illness, and visible symptoms usually indicate that the disease has reached an advanced stage where delaying medical attention can be fatal.