Why Own Avian and Exotic Pets?

Pet birds in cage.

From pet birds to guinea pigs, the world of exotic pets provides a wide range of benefits for aspiring pet owners. If you are considering adding a new member to your family, the team Ten West Bird & Animal Hospital wants to help you make the best decision for your needs. Keep reading to find out some of the great things to expect from owning an avian or exotic pet:

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Ten West Bird and Animal Hospital’s Top 5 Pet Care Blogs of 2018

costumes for exotics

As one year comes to a close and another begins, we can’t help but reflect back on our accomplishments and growth over the past year. At Ten West Bird and Animal Hospital, we feel especially grateful to have been a part of your pet’s health, and we are looking forward to a new year and new chances to help your pets live long and healthy lives.

One way we do this is through our monthly pet care blog. We strive to post content that’s fun, educational, and a source of inspiration for you. Hopefully these topics are making it easier for you to provide your pet with great care. We spent some time looking at which posts you found most helpful or interesting, and we’re sharing our top 5 most popular pet care blogs of 2018, here.

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10 Creative Halloween Costumes for Exotics: Birds, Bearded Dragons, and Snakes Edition

costumes for exoticsIt’s that time of year, when the ghouls come out to play and the wee trick or treaters demand sugary treats. Halloween is a favorite holiday for young and old, and most of the family gets into the mix – even our pets. But when it comes to pet costumes, why should dogs and cats get all of the fun?

Exotic pets are becoming much more popular as companion animals, and all of the many benefits that were once extended only to traditional pets are now offered to exotics, such as toys, supplies, treats, and even holiday-themed apparel, including Halloween costumes. Want to dress your cockatoo as a pirate? Or your pet “snek” as a witch? You got it!

At Ten West Bird and Animal Hospital, we have 10 suggestions for the most fashionable (and funny!) costumes for exotics.

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