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Welcome to Village Vets Bray

Ireland's oldest and most established exotic vet service, proudly led by Dr. Bairbre O'Malley. With over 40 years of exotic animal veterinary experience, Bairbre and her team have a remarkable track record of successfully treating over 120 species of exotic pets. These include rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, parrots, birds of prey, chameleons, tortoises, owls, and snakes. As an esteemed exotic vet and Associate Lecturer in Exotic Species at UCD, Bairbre O'Malley leads our team of highly experienced exotic veterinary surgeons and nurses, all of whom possess extensive training in handling and providing exceptional care to these fascinating species.

Discover our State-of-the-Art Facilities:
  • Specialised hospitalisation wards designed to create the optimal healing and recovery environment for different species,
  • Two fully equipped operating theatres for surgical procedures,
  • State of the art anaesthesia performed by a dedicated and highly experienced vet / nurse team,
  • Exotic dentistry services, including dental x-rays if required,
  • Advanced diagnostics including in house laboratory testing, avian disease screening, endoscopy and ultrasonography,
  • Supply of high-quality food and supplements specially tailored for exotic pets,
  • Tailored consultations focusing on techniques for exotic animal husbandry,
  • Pre-hibernation health checks to ensure your pet is ready for hibernation (if applicable),
Conditions We Treat:

Our exotic vet services serve as an extension of the clinical provisions offered by 1st opinion vets. This includes a variety of imaging modalities, medical and surgical diagnoses, and treatments. Our clinic features dedicated exotic wards and consulting rooms, providing specialised care for the following species:

  • Small Mammals – rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas , degus, rats, hamsters, African pygmy, hedgehogs, and ferret.
  • Birds –  parrots ( from small budgies to large macaws)birds of prey to backyard pet chickens
  • Reptiles – snakes, lizards, tortoises, turtles.
  • Amphibians and fish ( non-tropical)
Book Appointment

To schedule an appointment for exotic pet, please call (01) 272 3857. Our dedicated team will promptly respond to your inquiries and assist you in providing exceptional care for your avian and exotic pets.


We value our collaboration with first-opinion vets from all over Ireland, and we are here to offer expert care to achieve the best outcomes for your exotic patients.By referring a pet to Village Vets Bray, you ensure your clients have access to the finest exotic expertise and care available. We eagerly look forward to hearing from you and receiving these unique cases. We work closely with you to provide the most appropriate options that complement any previous treatment. Effective communication is our priority, and we will keep you updated every step of the way


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