if our usual telephone number 01527 67402 is not available, then please try 01527 451443. Thank you for your patience.

Give one of our friendly vets a call on

01527 67402

or Email:

See our

Opening Times

Opening Times

Monday - Friday Saturdays Sundays Public Holidays
8:30am - 6:30pm 9:00am - 1:00pm CLOSED CLOSED

Birds and Reptiles


Discount for the first time you visit

Register Now

Caring for your bird or reptile

Special Friends is primarily a vets for dogs, cats and small mammals.

If you have a more exotic pet, such as a bird or a reptile, we will happily see them to provide first opinion advice and treatment if possible.

We may advise referral to a specialist exotics vet which deals exclusively with these species, and so has the most suitable facilities for handling and medications available.

You may find the following links helpful:


Husbandry and health advice for keepers of backyard poultry


Care sheets and advice from the RSPCA on keeping reptiles