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

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday – Closed

Our Support Team

Registered Veterinary Technician & Practice Manager


Ithaca, NY.  She has also lived in Rochester, NY, Wilmington, NC, Charlotte, NC and now  lives in Kannapolis, NC.


A.A.S. degree in Veterinary Technology from State University of NY at Delhi

B.S. degree in Animal Science from Cornell University

B.S. degree in Business Management from UNC – Charlotte

Certificate Pharmaceuticals Sales – UNC – Charlotte 

Her pets:

4 dogs: Milla, Maura, Declan, and Riddick;  4 cats: Sangria, Midori, Boone, and Patron; 4 rabbits: Onyx, Topaz, Stevie, and Landis; leopard geckos, mice, rats, guinea pigs, hamsters, and parakeets. 


Photography, petsitting, and making award winning jams.  She has won numerous awards at Cabarrus County Fair and the North Carolina State Fair.  She won Best In Show at the NC State Fair for her Pina Colada Jam

Client Relations

Susan grew up in Mint Hill, NC.  She trained with Animal Rehabilitators of the Carolinas. Susan has her  NC Wildlife Rehabilitation Permit and Federal Migratory Bird Permit.  She has rehabbed as large as deer fawn to as small as chipmunk babies.  She is a member of the Tortoise Reserve & Sanctuary since 2010.  Susan and her family share their home with dogs, leopard geckos, and hamsters.


Registered Veterinary Technician

Emily is a native of Schwenksville, PA. She graduated from Gaston College Veterinary Tech Program in 2015. Emily plans to train for wildlife rehab.

She enjoys helping the variety of exotic animals that we treat at our practice. Emily shares her home with a bearded dragon, mouse, rat, pair of sugar gliders, guinea pigs, cat, and two dogs. She keeps herself busy after work with pet-sitting too. Emily has worked at vaccine clinics. She has won awards for computer 3-D modeling.

Veterinary Assistant


Jen likes puppies, kittens, snakes, lizards, birds, rabbits, guinea pigs and generally anything that eats and poops. She has a B.S. in Animal Science.  She relishes opportunities to positively impact nature and wildlife.  She is originally from the northeast.

We are happy to have her as part of our team, and hope that the hyper drive in her vehicle is repaired soon.

Veterinary Assistant

Jordan was raised in Kannapolis, NC. She earned an Associate of Science in 2016 with special interest in genetics, research, and behavior of animals.

Jordan loves drawing animals and gaming. She owns twelve Western Hognose snakes and plans to be a breeder. Jordan also has a pitbull and a cat. In high school, she was in FFA and Secretary in 2012. Jordan showed beef cattle, Meat Judging, and Horse Judging. She was 4th in state for Forestry.

Registered Veterinary Technician

Graduated from Penn Foster Veterinary Technician Program in 2017.

The rest of her bio will be coming soon.

Clinic Security

Pickle is a male Eclectus parrot.


We exclusively treat these exotic pets:

  • SMALL MAMMALS or "Pocket Pets"
    • rabbits
    • ferrets
    • guinea pigs
    • chinchillas
    • rats
    • hedgehogs
    • hamsters
    • mice
    • gerbils
    • sugar gliders
    • degus 
    • other small rodents
    • parrots
    • canaries
    • finches
    • chickens
    • ducks
    • peacocks
    • non-venomous snakes
    • lizards
    • turtles
    • tortoises
    • salamanders
    • frogs
    • toads
    • fish
    • scorpions

We do not see cats (including “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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Best exotic pets vets in the local area!

Best exotic pet veterinarian in the local area!

This little clinic is a great place!

This 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.



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Monday:            8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday:            8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday:    8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Thursday:          8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday:                 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday:           Closed
Sunday:               Closed

Location and Directions

Griffin Exotics
2100 Lane Street
Kannapolis, NC 28083

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