Avian Vet Los Angeles

List of Avian Vets Los Angeles | Chickens & Birds Veterinary Care

Looking for an avian vet in Los Angeles? If you’re raising backyard chickens you need to know you have a specialist avian vet nearby in case of emergencies.

Some general vets do have experience with chickens. But generally speaking, you will need to see an avian vet for specialized care.

To save you time, I’ve put together a list of all the avian vets in Los Angeles I was able to find at the time of publishing:

List of Avian Vets in Los Angeles, CA

Avian and Exotic Animal Hospital4871 W. Rosecrans Ave. CA 90250310-679-0693birdsandmore.com
All Animals Veterinary Hospital23815 Ventura Boulevard, CA 91302818-600-1838allanimals-veterinary.com
Exotic Animal Veterinary Center171 N Altadena, Dr Suite, CA 91107626-405-1777exoticanimalveterinarycenter.com
Pet Clinic Little Tokyo236 S. Los Angeles, St. CA 90012213-537-0989 littletokyovet.com
Glendale Small Animal Hospital831 W. Milford, Glendale, CA 91203818-241-5181glendalesmallanimalhospital.com
Access Specialty Animal Hospitals9599 Jefferson Blvd, CA 90504310-558-6100accessanimalhospitals.com
Studio City Animal Hospital11800 Ventura Blvd, CA 91604818-769-1338studiocityanimalhospital.com
Hancock Park Veterinary Clinic5178 Wilshire Blvd, CA 90036323-936-6952hancockparkvetclinic.com

Avian and Exotic Animal Hospital

Address – 4871 W. Rosecrans Ave. Hawthorne, CA 90250

Phone – 310-679-0693

Contact – Contact page

Website birdsandmore.com

All Animals Veterinary Hospital

Address – 23815 Ventura Boulevard, Calabasas, CA 91302

Phone – 818-600-1838

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Website allanimals-veterinary.com

Exotic Animal Veterinary Center

Address – 171 N Altadena, Dr Suite, Pasadena, CA 91107

Phone – 626-405-1777

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Website exoticanimalveterinarycenter.com

Pet Clinic Little Tokyo

Address – 236 S. Los Angeles, St. Suite H Los Angeles, CA 90012

Phone – 213-537-0989

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Website littletokyovet.com

Glendale Small Animal Hospital

Address – 831 W. Milford, Glendale, CA 91203

Phone – 818-241-5181

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Website glendalesmallanimalhospital.com

Access Specialty Animal Hospitals

Address – 9599 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA 90504

Phone – 310-558-6100

Contact – Contact page

Website accessanimalhospitals.com

Studio City Animal Hospital

Address – 11800 Ventura Blvd, Studio City, CA 91604

Phone – 818-769-1338

Contact – Contact page

Website studiocityanimalhospital.com

Hancock Park Veterinary Clinic

Address – 5178 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Phone – 323-936-6952

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Website hancockparkvetclinic.com

Tips When Choosing a Veterinary Practice

It’s a big deal choosing a vet. We trust them to provide the best possible care in times when we’re stressed and our pets are sick!

I’m sure all the vets I listed above are great, and I did my best to vet that they specialize in avian/birds. However, there are some things you can do to reassure yourself you’re putting your chickens in safe hands:

Check qualifications – All practicing vets should have a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree. You should see those letters next to their name on the website.

I also like to see they are members of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP). This means they specialize in a recognized veterinary specialty and are evaluated by the American Board of Veterinary Specialties (ABVS).

Experience with chickens – It’s estimated that around 2-4% of U.S. households raise backyard chickens. This is obviously a lot more popular in certain areas than others.

This means many vet practices probably never see sick chickens. This is why I did my best to verify that all the evet practices I listed above have at least one avian vet listed at the practice.

Look for recommendations – I always ask around for recommendations when considering using any form of service for the first time.

Maybe you don’t have friends with chickens, but if they can recommend an animal hospital based on their good experience, it’s worth taking note.

Check reviews – Online reviews are always a little tumultuous, but it’s a good idea to take a quick look for any concerns other people have. Or, read through all the praise that’s been left!

What Should You Do With a Sick Chicken?

If you think one or more of your chickens are sick, the first thing you should do is pull them from your flock and isolate them.

Chickens will often peck at, bully, and injure flockmates they think are sick or weak. So it’s important to remove them so they can recover in peace.

If your chicken is showing signs of being unwell, such as; pale comb or wattle, being lethargic, not eating or drinking, etc, the first thing should be a call to a vet for advice.

They may recommend some antibiotics to start with. They may also recommend you bring them in, which is at least a good way to start the conversation.

The problem with health issues is that it’s so hard to tell what’s wrong unless it’s something fairly obvious like scaly leg that you can see.

Did You Find an Avian Vet Near You?

Whether you have a chicken, parrot, budgie, or any other type of bird in need of treatment now or not, I hope this post helped you find an avian vet near you.

Honestly, I hope you never need to call them. Health issues with chickens are few and far between, at least in my experience, so we can only hope!

Disclaimer -These were veterinary practices offering avian services at the time of publishing. I cannot be held responsible for any changes in services, personnel, or otherwise in the meantime. If you spot any inaccurate information, please contact me and I will verify and change it. Many thanks.

Image credits – Photo by Joey Csunyo on Unsplash

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