The sometimes-rocky road to avian wellness might seem daunting. If you visit a modern veterinary office, however, gleaming porcelain tiles splashed with the hues of a green-winged macaw could pave the way to a healthy bird.
The BIRD Clinic in Tustin, Calif., is such an office, where Larry Nemetz, DVM, treats birds of all feather. Since founding the clinic 17 years ago, he has seen many changes to avian medicine. In 2006, he constructed a new building from scratch to house his practice.
“My mission statement is to try to provide the best care for birds,” Nemetz said. By building an office based on advances in technology and the benefit of years of experience, he can do that now better than ever.
**For the full article, pick up the 2009 issue of Birds USA or click here to buy the issue.**