Specialization is also possible and internship and residency positions are available for advanced training.
The Exotic Animal Medicine Service,(EAMS) faculty also contribute to the veterinary care in many partner institutions, including the North Carolina Zoo, the Karen Beasley Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center on Topsail Island, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, the Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park in Scotland Neck, and the North Carolina Aquariums at Roanoke Island, Pine Knoll Shores, and Fort Fisher.
Learn about the Exotic Animal Medicine clinical service at NC State Veterinary Hospital
The Exotic Animal Medicine service sees both primary care and referral cases, with an emphasis on birds, small mammals, non-venomous reptiles, fishes, and amphibians. The service provides routine and specialized medical and surgical care for both healthy and sick animals. The service does not see wildlife, venomous reptiles, non-human primates, or large carnivores.