14361 METROPOLIS AVE #2

FORT MYERS, FL 33912

(239)-989-8860

10% off your first exam!

Welcome to Medlin Exotic Animal Medical Services

Finding an avian and exotic vet in the Fort Myers area just got easier! MEAMS is the only practice in the Lee, Charlotte, and Collier counties with a residency trained, exotic animal veterinarian. Dr. Scott Medlin has dedicated his career to providing unique pets with the best care possible and looks forward to treating your pet in your home or at a local clinic.

We provide veterinary care for all species of birds and reptiles, as well as rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, ferrets, hamsters, rats, mice, gerbils, sugar gliders, hedgehogs, prairie dogs, and amphibians.

We understand that transporting your pet can be stressful on the animal and inconvenient for you. Our house call service is built to provide your pet with the high quality, experienced care it deserves in an environment where you and your pet feel safe and comfortable. Our house call service is available on request – visit our Contact Us page for more information.

Call us for an appointment at (239)989-8860

Office Hours

Monday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Testimonials

  • "I am the president of Swfl Reptile Rescuers Inc a 501c3 rescue and will only got to DR Medlin ! He has helped us save so many of these amazing creatures that we would not have if he were not here . The entire staff goes above and beyond for each and every patient he has! You will not find a better Exotic vet anywhere ."
    Jason B.
  • "Dr. Medlin has been an amazing vet to my 2 rabbits. He is wonderful at explaining and takes time and care. I am so glad he is in Fort Myers."
    Kara K.
  • "Amazing staff! Always clean and professional!"
    Amy D.

Featured Articles

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    When examining a blood panel, a veterinarian may report to the owner that a pet has hypercalcemia, which is an elevated level of calcium in the blood. The owner often then wonders if there is too much calcium in the pet's food or in the vitamins or supplements the pet is taking. Ingesting calcium in ...

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  • At Risk for Rat Bite Fever?

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  • Cancer in Pocket Pets

    A tumor (also known as neoplasm) is an abnormal growth of cells; this growth may be either benign or malignant. Benign tumors do not spread throughout the body and often have a limited impact on a pet’s overall health. Malignant tumors can develop in one location, such as a hormone-producing gland, ...

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  • What You Need to Know About Antibiotics

    Using antibiotics incorrectly may harm, rather than help, your pet. ...

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  • Seasonal Care

    Heat Stroke Heatstroke may kill or seriously injure your pet—but it can easily be avoided by adhering to the following tips. Never leave pets in cars on warm days. Exercise your pet during the cool part of the day. Look out for rapid breathing, loud panting or staggering; these can be signs of dehydration, ...

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  • Recognizing Illnesses

    Only a healthy pet is a happy companion. Assuring your pet's daily well-being requires regular care and close attention to any hint of ill health. The American Veterinary Medical Association therefore suggests that you consult your veterinarian if your pet shows any of the following signs: * Abnormal ...

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  • Mealtime

    Puppies Feed a high quality diet designed for puppies. A wide variety of diets and formulations are available and your veterinarian should be your primary source of information as to the best choice for your puppy. The amount fed will vary with the type of food and the individual dog, but in general, ...

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  • Ticks

    Ticks are the small wingless external parasites, living by hematophagy on the blood of mammals, birds, and occasionally reptiles and amphibians. Ticks are blood-sucking parasites that are often found in freshly mown grass, where they will rest themselves at the tip of a blade so as to attach themselves ...

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  • Seizures

    Seizures are common in dogs, but more unusual in cats. Seizures are just symptoms which can occur with many kinds of diseases. They can happen because of diseases outside the brain or inside the brain. Low blood sugar that can happen with an overdose of insulin or with a tumor of the pancreas can cause ...

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  • Ruptured Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

    The rupture of the cruciate ligament is the most common knee injury in the dog. This injury has two common presentations. One is the young athletic dog playing roughly who acutely ruptures the ligament and is non-weight bearing on the affected hind leg. The second presentation is the older, overweight ...

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