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Feathered, scaly, and unusual pets are welcome here! We are not just here for cats and dogs…Arrowhead Veterinary Hospital’s team has extensive experience with many non-traditional pets as well. Many problems that are diagnosed with these patients are often related to the diet and care they are given at home (husbandry), and we are here to help! Arrowhead offers avian and exotic animal vet care in Fruita, CO. These unique pets the same professional expertise as traditional pets, such as diagnostic laboratory, radiological (X-ray and ultrasound), and surgical services, as well as client consultation and education.

Dr. Paul Bingham has a lifetime of experience and expertise with all types of exotic animals. His training began 30 years ago in Florida, where he routinely treated alligators! He has even treated a Wallaby here in Fruita, Colorado! In his vast experience, he has treated many interesting animals such as a Siberian Tiger, an African lion, Chimpanzees, a Baboon, and even a celebrity alligator.

Avian (Birds) Vet Care:

  • Wellness examinations and preventive care guidance
  • Sexing (Is my bird a male or a female?)
  • Nutritional and husbandry consultations
  • Behavioral consultation
  • Diagnosis and treatment
  • Specialized laboratory work-up
  • Soft tissue and orthopedic surgery

Rabbits, Ferrets & Pocket Pets:

  • Wellness examinations and preventive care guidance
  • Nutritional and husbandry consultations
  • Dental evaluation and treatment
  • Laboratory work-up and consultation
  • Soft-tissue surgery including spay and neuter
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Cancer treatment options

Reptiles (snakes, turtles, lizards, etc.):

  • Wellness exams and preventive care guidance
  • Nutritional and husbandry consultations
  • Diagnosis and treatment
  • Surgery

Contact Us

Arrowhead Veterinary Hospital


1620 L Road Fruita, CO 81521

Clinic Hours

Monday-Friday: 8 am – 5:30 pm
Saturday: 8 am – 12 pm
Sunday: Closed