Welcome to Maryland Avian & Exotics Veterinary Care
Serving the Washington, DC Metro Area since 2012
Dr. Lisa Carr and Dr. Lara Backus are licensed veterinarians, treating all types of exotic pets. Member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV), the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV), and the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (AEMV).
We have a customized facility where exotic pets will receive state-of-the-art medical and surgical care in a peaceful and calm environment. We are experts in the care of rabbits, guinea pigs, rodents, sugar gliders, prairie dogs, non-venomous snakes, companion water fowl, companion chickens, companion birds, raptors, reptiles, hedgehogs, ferrets and various amphibians.
News from MAEVC
Welcome to Dr. Lara Backus who has recently joined our team as an associate veterinarian! She obtained her DVM degree from The Ohio State University in 2016. After graduating she completed a rotating internship at Carolina Veterinary Specialists in 2017, after which she pursued her interest in avian and exotic medicine at a specialized internship at the Center for Bird and Exotic Animal Medicine in Bothell, WA.
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