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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.

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