Tag Archives: Avian and Exotics

Cool Case Hedgy


Surgery, although risky due to her anemia, was the next step to stop the continued bleeding once and for all. In surgery, Dr. Britton removed the abnormal reproductive system with special surgical tools to avoid any bleeding. Continue reading

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Meet the NorthStar VETS Team: Kristin Britton, DVM


Kristin Britton, DVM is a member of the Avian and Exotics team at NorthStar VETS. In this blog post and video below, she talks about her education, what Avian and Exotics medicine is all about, and her opinion on the human animal bond for exotic pets. Continue reading

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NorthStar VETS Cool Case Ruby


This is the story of Ruby, a 4 month old Rhode Island Red hen that came to NorthStar VETS through emergency unable to stand and in shock. Dr. Matthew Grootenboer of the Avian and Exotics team was able to get this hen back on her feet. Continue reading

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