Dr Philip Sacks, Dr Michelle Sutherland and Dr Esther Yuen are also experienced avian vets. All our vets have postgraduate qualifications in avian medicine, and Dr Michelle is currently studying to become a registered specialist in avian medicine and surgery.
We are a teaching hospital and an approved facility for training avian veterinarians by the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists and the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners.
Services we provide include: preventative health care and checks, primary and referral medical and surgical care for birds, a full complement of laboratory and diagnostic services, a fully equipped surgery and hospital support, behavioural management and advice, diagnostic imaging, beak claw and wing trimming, sexing, microchipping, premium bird foods and nutritional advice, flock health management and reproductive assessments.
At the bird veterinary Hospital in Victoria, clients and their birds travel from all over Victoria for expert bird vet treatments. Most days at least two Avian veterinarians are available to advise and treat avian companions. With prior arrangement birds can also be brought to us in pet Taxis for veterinary examinations. The bird-vet also posts out various avian products, and bird medications for treatments of bird patients under our case , that of our Melbourne based bird vet clinic.