2100 Lane Street Kannapolis, NC 28083
Phone 704.932.8111 | Email info@griffinexotics.com

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday – Closed

Exotic Pet Care Services

Professional Service with a Personal Feel

  • At Griffin Exotics, we strive for professional service with a personal feel. In fact, we’re on a first name basis with all of our patients. We know our clients trust us to provide care and comfort to their pets, a responsibility that we both relish and revere. After all, whether scaly or soft, feathered or furry, we know that your pets are family, too.

    We provide services for the following species:

    • Small Mammals or “Pocket Pets” (rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rats, hedgehogs, hamsters, mice, gerbils, sugar gliders, degus, and other small rodents)
    • Birds (parrots of all descriptions, canaries, finches, and others)
    • Reptiles (non-venomous snakes, lizards, turtles and tortoises, salamanders, frogs, toads, newts and others)
    • Other Pets (fish including koi and goldfish, some invertebrates)
    • Please call to check on our availability to see your pet if his or her species is not listed above.

    Please note that we do not see cats (including “Big” or “Exotic” cats), dogs, farm animals, monkeys, crocodilians, pot bellied pigs, venomous reptiles, dangerous animals as defined by the state (including foxes, skunks, raccoons, etc).

  • At Griffin Exotics, we strive for professional service with a personal feel. In fact, we’re on a first name basis with all of our patients. We know our clients trust us to provide care and comfort to their pets, a responsibility that we both relish and revere. After all, whether scaly or soft, feathered or furry, we know that your pets are family, too.

    We provide services for the following species:

    • Small Mammals or “Pocket Pets” (rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rats, hedgehogs, hamsters, mice, gerbils, sugar gliders, degus, and other small rodents)
    • Birds (parrots of all descriptions, canaries, finches, and others)
    • Reptiles (non-venomous snakes, lizards, turtles and tortoises, salamanders, frogs, toads, newts and others)
    • Other Pets (fish including koi and goldfish, some invertebrates)
    • Please call to check on our availability to see your pet if his or her species is not listed above.

    Please note that we do not see cats (including “Big” or “Exotic” cats), dogs, farm animals, monkeys, crocodilians, pot bellied pigs, venomous reptiles, dangerous animals as defined by the state (including foxes, skunks, raccoons, etc).

  • At Griffin Exotics, we strive for professional service with a personal feel. In fact, we’re on a first name basis with all of our patients. We know our clients trust us to provide care and comfort to their pets, a responsibility that we both relish and revere. After all, whether scaly or soft, feathered or furry, we know that your pets are family, too.

    We provide services for the following species:

    • Small Mammals or “Pocket Pets” (rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rats, hedgehogs, hamsters, mice, gerbils, sugar gliders, degus, and other small rodents)
    • Birds (parrots of all descriptions, canaries, finches, and others)
    • Reptiles (non-venomous snakes, lizards, turtles and tortoises, salamanders, frogs, toads, newts and others)
    • Other Pets (fish including koi and goldfish, some invertebrates)
    • Please call to check on our availability to see your pet if his or her species is not listed above.

    Please note that we do not see cats (including “Big” or “Exotic” cats), dogs, farm animals, monkeys, crocodilians, pot bellied pigs, venomous reptiles, dangerous animals as defined by the state (including foxes, skunks, raccoons, etc).

Conditions that are routinely diagnosed, treated and managed at Griffin Exotics include the following:

  • For all species: Respiratory illnesses, liver and kidney disease, nutritional related problems (including obesity and related problems), trauma/accidents resulting in musculoskeletal injury, heart and cardiovascular disease, intestinal parasites, external parasites, reproductive disorders, eye and conjunctival issues, age related issues (arthritis, etc), foreign body ingestion/obstruction, dermatology/skin issues, pododermatitis (foot related infections)
  • For Rabbits, guinea pigs and chinchillas: GI stasis (or ileus) resulting from any number of underlying issues, dental problems
  • For Ferrets: Management of adrenal disease, insulinoma (resulting in a low blood sugar), lymphoma, heart disease, vaccines including Distemper and Rabies
  • For Birds: Feather damaging behavior management, sinus issues, chronic egg laying, Polyomavirus vaccine
  • For Reptiles: calcium-vitamin D-ultraviolet light associated problems (previously called “metabolic bone disease”), anorexia, reproductive issues, fungal skin infections, dyecdysis (shed issues)

In addition to preventative and maintenance care, we offer the following services:

  • Surgery (Including Radio-surgical Techniques)
  • Radiographic Imaging (X-Rays)
  • Bloodwork and Other Diagnostic Services
  • Cold Laser Therapy (Class 3b LASER)
  • DNA Sexing
  • Microchipping
  • Vaccinations (Including Ferret Distemper/Rabies and Polyomavirus in Birds)
  • Behavioral Consultations
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Endoscopic Examinations
  • Small Mammal Dentistry
  • House Call Consultations

Emergency Services

We understand the stress and concern that occurs when you have an unexpected problem with your pet. In the event of an emergency with your exotic pet, please contact the following 24 hour veterinary hospitals. If you have time, please also send us an email to info@griffinexotics.com and/or leave us a voice mail at 704 932-8111 as we will try to follow up with you as soon as we are able.

24-Hour Veterinary Hospitals

  • Carolina Veterinary Specialists (Huntersville) 704-949-1100. Please call ahead to see if their ER doctor will see your exotic pet.
  • Long Animal Hospital (Charlotte) 704-523-2996. Please call ahead as only two of their ER doctors will see exotic pets.
  • North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine (Raleigh) 919-513-6999 (Exotic Pet Service) or 919 513-6911 (Emergency number). Despite the distance from Kannapolis, they may be the best option in some circumstances, so please keep their number handy.

Thank you.

FOCUSED EXCLUSIVELY ON BIRD & EXOTIC PETS

Griffin Exotics Veterinary Hospital exclusively treats these exotic pets:

  • SMALL MAMMALS or "Pocket Pets" (rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rats, hedgehogs, hamsters, mice, gerbils, sugar gliders, degus, and other small rodents)
  • BIRDS (parrots of all descriptions, canaries, finches, and others)
  • REPTILES (non-venomous snakes, lizards, turtles and tortoises, salamanders, frogs, toads, newts and others)
  • OTHER PETS (fish including koi and goldfish, some invertebrates)

We do not see cats (including “Big” or “Exotic” cats), dogs, farm animals, monkeys, crocodilians, pot bellied pigs, venomous reptiles, dangerous animals as defined by the state (including foxes, skunks, raccoons, etc).

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NEWS

We will be closed Monday, January 9, 2017 due to the weather and travel concerns. We hope to be open (In the Cabarrus Emergency Veterinary Clinic at 1317 S. Cannon Blvd) on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, but please check here or call to find out! Please be safe and stay warm over the next few days!

Temporarily Seeing Patients at Cabarrus Emergency Veterinary Clinic in Kannapolis

Due extensive damage caused by a water pipe failure on December 12th, our office at 2100 Lane Street in Kannapolis is currently closed. We are temporarily seeing patients at Cabarrus Emergency Veterinary Clinic (1317 S. Cannon Blvd. in Kannapolis). We are grateful to have the space to see patients during this time.

Our basic schedule while at Cabarrus is 9:30am – 4:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday and 9:30 – noon on Wednesdays. Please call if you need an appointment, and we will try to get you and your pet in as soon as we can! Please also call if you need a medication refill, or have a general question. We will know more about our return to our regular office in the next couple of weeks, and will announcing our hours during this temporary situation.

We are hoping to continue our progress on our home hospital and would love to welcome everyone back in early February, 2017!

TESTIMONIALS

Best exotic pets vets in the local area!

Best exotic pet veterinarian in the local area!

Lan
This little clinic is a great place!

Thus little clinic is a great place! They go above and beyond your expectations. I wouldn't take my rats anywhere else. They even sent me a card in the mail when one of my rats passed. They're the best; compassionate, welcoming and straight forward.

Vanessa

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HOURS & DIRECTIONS

Monday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Thursday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday – Closed

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