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About Valley Vets

Published on Friday, 19th July 2019
Filed under Find A Vet
Here is some information about Valley Vets in Cardiff.

Name of Vets: Valley Vets Ltd 

Address: New Valley Vets Hospital - Unit 2C, Gwaelod-y-garth, Cardiff. CF15 9AA. 

Tel: 02920 529444

Email: exotics@valleyvets.net 

Website: www.valleyvets.net 

The group was established in the 1940's and has had a presence in Cardiff since the 1980s.

Avian & exotic vet Tariq Abou-Zahr BVSc CertAVP(ZooMed) MRCVS, formally at Great Western Exotics in Swindon, was the last resident of renowned avian vet Neil Forbes.

From Cardiff originally, he has recently moved to Valley Vets and has a particular interest in avian and exotic animal cases, especially Parrots. 

In July 2019, Valley Vets will open a brand new hospital a few minutes from J32 of the M4. 

 The new hospital will feature:

 - An avian/exotic animal department within it there will be…

- Separate avian ward

  • - Individual kennels for Parrots with a ventilation extraction system to prevent cross contamination 
  • - The ability to perform x-rays, CT scans and several inhouse diagnostic tests, endoscopy, nebulisation and many other avian veterinary services 
  • - A dedicated avian and exotic animal operating theatre 
  • Dedicated avian/exotic animal waiting area and consulting rooms
  • Separate exotic department away from barking dogs
  • Dedicated avian/reptile ward including extracted kennels to minimise risk of disease spread
  • Dedicated avian/exotic isolation ward
  • CT Scanner, In-house lab, x-ray, ultrasound, endoscopy 

Tariq will see both general practitioner avian cases as well as referrals from other veterinary practices.

 Tariq is a member of the Association of Avian Veterinarians. 


If you’d like to make an appointment with Valley Vets please use the links above.


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