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Our Philosophy

At Kersting Veterinary Clinic, Pets Are Special


Our staff and veterinarian in Chesterfield want you to feel comfortable with our procedures, that’s why we’ve adopted a unique Open House philosophy based on 100% transparency. That means you can be with your pet during all procedures and more. Learn more about our philosophy

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When You’re Here, You’re Family.

Kersting Animal Hospital and Bird Medicine and Surgery, located in Chesterfield, we see not only dogs and cats but an array of exotic pets and birds too! In fact, that’s our specialty. 

We are committed to providing the highest level of care and medical expertise for all types of pets. Our team has extensive experience in diagnosing and treating a wide variety of avian species, from parrots and cockatiels to raptors and waterfowl. We use the latest technology and medical techniques to ensure that our feathered patients receive the best possible care.

In addition to bird medicine, Kersting Animal Hospital offers a range of other services for exotic pets, including dental care, preventative medicine, and emergency services. We are equipped to handle a variety of medical conditions and injuries, from routine check-ups to complex surgeries. At Kersting Animal Hospital, we understand that exotic pets require specialized care and attention. That’s why we take the time to get to know each and every one of our patients and work closely with their owners to ensure that they receive the best possible care.

Whether you have a bird, reptile, small mammal, or other exotic pet, you can trust the team at Kersting Animal Hospital and our bird veterinarian in Chesterfield to provide expert and compassionate care.

Winging It With Exotic Pets?
We’ve Got You Covered.

Kersting Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary practice specializing in birds and exotic animals.

We offer everything from routine care, grooming, and boarding to hospitalization, outpatient treatment, and surgery services. Our team of experienced veterinarians offers preventative care, dental exams, diagnostic testing, surgery, and emergency services for birds, reptiles, and small mammals.

We use the latest technology and techniques to ensure your pet receives the best possible care. We understand the unique needs of exotic pets and are dedicated to providing compassionate and expert care for all our patients.

Whether routine care or emergency services, we are committed to keeping your pets healthy and happy.

Exotics Wellness Care

Wellness exams help your exotic pets and birds stay healthy and happy.

Exotics Vaccinations

Vaccinations are a vital aspect of an exotic pet’s overall wellness care.

Advanced Dentistry

Advanced dentistry is crucial for the proper care of birds and exotic pets.

Avian Medicine and Surgery

We provide comprehensive avian care for our feathered friends with our bird veterinarian in Chesterfield.

Pocket Pets Medicine and Surgery

We offer comprehensive medical and surgical services for pocket pets.

Reptile Medicine and Surgery

We understand the unique needs of reptile pets.

House Calls

House calls are a convenient option for busy pet owners.

Exotics Boarding

We offer specialized care for exotics while their owners are away.

Chickens, Turkeys, and Waterfowl

We offer advanced medical care for chickens, turkeys, and waterfowl.

Health Certificates

Planning to travel with your exotic pet? You may need a health certificate.


Our state-of-the-art ultrasound machines perform detailed scans.

Rigid Endoscopy

Rigid endoscopy is a diagnostic tool used to examine birds and exotic animals.


Our diagnostic tools help us evaluate your bird’s health.

Cold Laser Therapy

Cold laser is a safe and effective treatment that helps a variety of health conditions.

Emergency Services

During regular business hours, we accept emergencies.


We can diagnose and treat skin conditions in animals, including exotics and birds.

Euthanasia & Cremation

We provide compassionate and personalized care for end-of-life services.

Bird Care and Info

Squawk-tastic resources for your feathered friends.

Do We Treat Cats and Dogs?
Yup, Personalized Care for Every Pet.

We believe in providing exceptional veterinary care for every pet we see.

Our experienced veterinarians offer comprehensive general practice services, including preventative care, health exams, and personalized treatment plans.

We understand that your furry friend is a beloved member of your family, and we treat them as such. From routine check-ups to complex medical procedures, we are here to ensure your pet stays happy and healthy.

With affordable pricing and compassionate care, you can trust Kersting Animal Hospital for all your pet’s healthcare needs.

Wellness Care

We recommend that cats and dogs receive annual wellness exams.


Keep your pet up-to-date on vaccinations.

Dental Care

Good dental care is an essential part of your pet’s health.


We offer a variety of surgical services for your pets.

In-House Diagnostics

We offer a comprehensive range of in-house diagnostics.

Parasite Prevention

Parasite prevention is crucial for keeping your pets healthy.


Give your pet a vacation while you’re on vacation!


Microchipping is an essential service offered at our clinic.

Senior Pet Care

As pets age, their healthcare needs change.

Nutritional Counseling

Proper nutrition is key to your pet’s overall health.


Regular grooming sessions can help prevent skin and coat problems.

Exotic Animals

Parrots, rabbits and frogs, oh my!

Urgent Care

When your pet is sick after hours, we’re here for you.​


Meet Our Exceptional Team

This team of knowledgeable, caring, and friendly animal lovers have dedicated their lives to helping animals.

We all take to heart our slogan, “Pets Are Special,” because we adore our pets and treat them like family. They make us smile and laugh, each with their own very special personality. We know this is true for every one of our clients, too.

That’s why, when you’re here, you and your pets are part of our family. Call to schedule an appointment with our veterinarian in Chesterfield today!

Meet Our Team

From Chirps to Roars, Kersting Animal Hospital is the Mane Choice for Pet Care!



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