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Pocket Pet Care

in East Lansing, MI

Keep them happy and healthy.

Pocket pets require sick and preventative health care to keep them happy and healthy. Our dedicated team at Eastside Animal Hospital provides high-quality veterinary care to animals, large and small.

Pocket pet care is unique, and our knowledgeable veterinarians and staff are here to provide your small mammal with the individualized and expert care it needs.

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What is Considered a Pocket Pet?

A small mammal commonly kept as a household pet.

Pocket pets we routinely see are:

  • Hamsters
  • Mice
  • Gerbils
  • Guinea pigs
  • Chinchillas
  • Rats

Please call us if you need pocket pet care for a species not listed above. Some exotic pet species require care that is outside of our scope. If this is the case, we will help direct you to a specialist and get your pet the necessary care.

Pocket Pet Preventative Care Exams

Calm and comprehensive exams.

Pocket pets require routine preventative examinations like cats and dogs. However, they require specialized handling and care to keep their veterinary visits stress-free. Our pocket pet veterinarian and experienced staff will take their time to provide your pet with a calm and comprehensive exam.

After a thorough physical exam, we may recommend species-specific vaccinations, discuss husbandry requirements, and address any health concerns you may have.

Environmental and Nutritional Needs

Develop your pet's individualized care routine.

Establishing a proper habitat and nutritional plan is essential to adequate pocket pet care. Each small mammal species have different housing, diet, and enrichment requirements. Our knowledgeable team will work with you to develop your pet's individualized care routine.

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Schedule an Appointment for Your Pocket Pet

We believe all pets deserve high-quality and compassionate care.

If you need pocket pet care in East Lansing or the surrounding areas, please call us today to schedule an appointment.

Quality Care for Pets

at Eastside Animal Hospital in East Lansing, MI

Eastside Animal Hospital provides wellness care, vaccinations, dental care, diagnostics, surgery, spay and neuter, microchipping, and an in-house pharmacy for dogs, cats, and exotic pets, including rats, mice, hamsters, ferrets, guinea pigs, rabbits, and more, in East Lansing, Okemos, Haslett, Williamston, and Lansing.

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Quick Links

(517) 332-2511

(517) 332-2511

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