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Domesticated Animals

prairie dogs

When you hear the phrase domesticated animals, you probably automatically think of cats or dogs. But, what about fennec foxes, prairie dogs, pigs, sugar gliders, and even skunks? Although it’s not very common, each of these animals can also be domesticated. More and more people are opting out of getting a traditional pet and deciding to add a more unusual addition to their family.

Before you decide to become an owner of one of these animals, it’s important that you take into consideration the special care it will need compared to other, more typical pets. You will also need to review your state’s laws and regulations to make sure that it is legal to own one of these animals. Select one of the articles below to find out more about the options you have for domesticated animals as well as what they eat, what type of habitat they need, and more.

  • Sugar Gliders

    Thinking of getting a sugar glider? These tiny marsupials are energetic and friendly, making them popular choices as pets. Though they weigh less than a half-pound, they're more closely related to kangaroos than they are flying squirrels. If you think a sugar glider would make an ideal pet for your family,

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  • Prairie Dogs

    Prairie dogs are cute, affable creatures. But before taking one on as a pet, check your local laws. In some states, such as Colorado, it's illegal to keep prairie dogs as pets. Mostly, this is because they may spread monkeypox. If you live in a state that welcomes pet prairie dogs, be sure to buy from

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  • Skunks

    Home and Veterinary Care for Pet Skunks If you're an adventurous pet owner, you may love exotic animals such as skunks. You'll be happy to learn that skunks can indeed make excellent domestic pets, but only if they receive the proper care to enjoy a happy, healthy life. Your veterinary team can help

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  • Flying Squirrels

    Much like sugar gliders, flying squirrels make affectionate pets when purchased young and raised by their owner. Unlike sugar gliders, however, flying squirrels are rodents that need veterinary care specific to the species. Your veterinary team can help with the care and treatment of flying squirrels.

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  • Fennec Foxes

    Fennec Fox Care Guide With oversized ears and mischievous faces, fennec foxes are cute as can be. But these exotic pets require a lot of care to stay healthy and happy. Health At just three pounds, fennec foxes are the smallest member of the fox family. Native to the Sahara desert, fennec foxes are

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Summit Bridge Veterinary Hospital, LLC

A Veterinary Technician will be available starting at 6 am Monday through Friday, by 8 am on Saturdays and at 9 am on Sundays

Hospital Hours

Monday

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Tuesday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday

Surgery Day

Thursday

8:30 am - 8:00 pm

Friday

Surgery in the morning and appointments from 4pm-8pm

Saturday

8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sunday

10:00 am - 5:00 pm Closed Easter Day

Kennel Hours

Monday

6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Tuesday

6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Wednesday

6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Thursday

6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Friday

6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Saturday

6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Sunday

6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Grooming Hours

Monday

Drop Off Time is From 8 am to 8:30 am

Tuesday

Drop Off Time is From 8 am to 8:30 am

Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

Drop Off Time is From 8 am to 8:30 am

Friday

Drop Off Time is From 8 am to 8:30 am

Saturday

Drop Off Time is From 8 am to 8:30 am

Sunday

Drop Off Time is From 8 am to 8:30 am

Hospital Hours

Monday
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
Surgery Day
Thursday
8:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
Surgery in the morning and appointments from 4pm-8pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm Closed Easter Day

Kennel Hours

Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Grooming Hours

Monday
Drop Off Time is From 8 am to 8:30 am
Tuesday
Drop Off Time is From 8 am to 8:30 am
Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
Drop Off Time is From 8 am to 8:30 am
Friday
Drop Off Time is From 8 am to 8:30 am
Saturday
Drop Off Time is From 8 am to 8:30 am
Sunday
Drop Off Time is From 8 am to 8:30 am

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