Avian Services

Specialists in Avian Medicine

Dr. Katherine Baine, a board-certified avian practitioner, leads our avian and exotics service. “During veterinary school one of our professors encouraged us to decipher what in veterinary medicine sparked passion, and for me the answer was easy, working with exotic animal patients, she says. Dr. Baine shows her clients that every day, with a zeal for educating bird owners and for best care of her patients.

Dr. Baine is a recognized leader in the her field, driven by her passion. With her knowledge and skills and the resources available in our state-of-the-art facility, there is no better choice for a bird vet for your beloved bird.

The emergency services at Animal Emergency and Specialty Center of Knoxville and Chattanooga have been trained to manage urgent care situations with birds. If you have a bird emergency, do not hesitate to come in any time, day or night.

Some of the services we offer through our Avian & Exotic department include:

  • Yearly wellness care including physical examination and routine blood work
  • Health certificates
  • Adoption, diet, and husbandry consultation
  • Emergency evaluation and care
  • Hospitalization in an avian and exotics-only ward
  • Avian behavior consultation
  • Soft tissue and orthopedic surgery
  • 24-hour access to advanced imaging (digital x-ray, CT)

Bird Emergency
Call us immediately if your bird needs emergency care.
Preventive Care
Preventive Care for Birds
We offer routine bird veterinary care including nutritional counseling, sexing, wing trims, behavioral assessment, and more.
Critical Care
Critical Care for Birds
AESC is a fully-equipped emergency and specialty center capable of addressing any urgent need with your bird.
Surgery for Birds
AESC has three state-of-the-art surgical suites and special bird surgery equipment to be prepared for any bird surgery need.
Illness & Injury
Avian Illness & Injury
We know how stressful life is when your bird is injured or sick. Call us today to be seen.
Advanced Diagnostics
Advanced Diagnostics
Diagnostics and laboratory to assess your bird.
Nutritional Consultations
Nutrition for Birds
Expert nutritional advice for your bird's age and condition.
Behavioral Consultations
Avian Behavior
Expert behavioral consultations for bird owners.
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