Exotics, Birds and Reptiles

Dr Nikoletta Jackson-Oppe DrMedVet CertAVP(ZM) MRCVS started working with Severn Edge in December 2018 as our avian and exotic vet. She graduated in Budapest in 2005 and she has been working with exotic animals for the last 14 years. She moved to Shropshire in 2014.

She holds an exotic animal medicine and surgery certificate and a small animal medicine certificate. Currently she is undertaking the Royal College Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice with a view to completing a designated certificate in zoological medicine. She is a proud owner of two tortoises and two rabbits.

If you would like to book an appointment with Niki, she is available at the Cleobury Mortimer branch from Tuesday till Friday. If you would like to book a reptile appointment please don’t forget to bring a fresh faecal sample from your animal with you and information regarding of the husbandry of your pet.

Niki is happy to see:

  • Reptiles including snakes
  • Tortoises
  • Parrots and other companion birds
  • Pigeons
  • Pet chickens
  • Birds of prey
  • Rabbits and guinea pigs
  • Ferrets
  • Amphibians
  • Fish
  • Hamsters
  • Other small zoo animals

She can undertake:

  • Dental problems
  • Beak and nail trims
  • Blood tests
  • Faecal samples
  • Soft tissue surgery
  • Radiography and ultrasound scans
  • Sexing of reptiles
  • Critical care and hospitalisation
  • Skin disease
  • Reproductive tract disorders
  • Crop problems
  •  ...and more!