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Pocket Pet Veterinary Services

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Although small animals, or pocket pets, like hamsters, guinea pigs, and ferrets may not require much outdoor exercise, they still have the potential to get diseases.

Respiratory (breathing) problems are very common and also very dangerous since it is through their sense of smell that they can tell where their food and friends are. If you notice your furry friend experiencing any change in appetite, stool production, breathing, or behavior, such as hiding, they may actually be ill and need immediate veterinary care. If they happen to live with other roommates, there is a significant chance that they may be infected as well. Often times the sooner the diagnosis and treatment, the better the result.

Pocket Pet Veterinary Services:

  • Comprehensive Physical Exams
  • Parasite Treatment and Control
  • Hospitalization and Treatment
  • Nebulization Therapy
  • Husbandry and Specialty Diets
  • Prescription Compounding
  • Surgery
  • Spay and Neuter
  • House Calls

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“Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.”

George Eliot

Size doesn’t matter at Care Animal Hospital

We provide specialized veterinary services for most exotic pets including:



  • Snakes (non-venomous)
  • Lizards
  • Turtles


Pocket Pets:

  • Chinchillas
  • Ferrets
  • Gerbils
  • Guinea Pigs
  • Hamsters
  • Hedgehogs
  • Mice
  • Rats
  • Sugar Gliders

New World Primates and other small mammals.

Need to schedule an appointment?

Contact our Brandon veterinary hospital at (813) 684-PETS (7387) to speak with a member of our staff. Your pet will thank you for it!

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