Chicago Exotics Animal Hospital is a full service hospital dedicated to providing veterinary care to exotic pets. They offer exceptional and timely medical care, specialized surgical services, house calls, USDA exhibitor inspections, vaccinations for various species, grooming, ferret lymphoma chemotherapy, therapeutic laser treatment, chiropractics, and acupuncture.
Dr. Susan Horton is a University of Illinois graduate (class of 1995). Her interest in birds and exotic animals followed her into veterinary school where she worked for four years with the Director of Exotic Animal Medicine at the veterinary college, Dr. Kenneth Welle ABVP avian. With Dr. Welle, Dr. Horton gained valuable experience and knowledge in the care of reptiles, birds, sugar gliders, hedgehogs and other small mammals, as well as ostriches, emus, and fish. Also while at the University of Illinois, Dr. Horton took an elective course in reptile and aquatic medicine through Texas A&M University (Aquamed) and the aquatic rotation and University of Florida CVM, Gainesville. She attends and teaches at several of the yearly veterinary conferences on avian, reptilian, and exotic animal medicine. Through these venues she has continued her education in medicine, surgery, cytology, radiology, and all other aspects of avian, reptilian, and exotic animal medicine. She has served on the board and helped produce several of these conferences as well.