At RVC Beaumont Sainsbury Animal Hospital and vet practice, you can be reassured that you are getting exceptional reptile vet expertise. Your pet will benefit from our team’s specialist reptile vet training and extensive reptile care experience. From the day you get your reptile and throughout its lifetime - we can support and give you reptile care advice every step of the way.
Our exotics pet team has in-depth species knowledge and medical expertise – we are the most experienced reptile vet team in London and the South East. Dr Joanna Hedley heads up our reptile veterinary service and is an RCVS Recognised Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine and European boarded specialist in reptile medicine.
Thinking of buying a reptile pet?
We recognise that buying a reptile as a pet is a big decision – which is why we are on hand to give pre-purchase/ownership guidance when you are choosing your reptile pet.
Specialist reptile pet facilities: We have a specialist temperate controlled reptile ward area which ensures that reptiles are kept in a safe and suitable environment to aid their recovery including: a variety of species-specific vivariums, tortoise tables and tanks for our aquatic species.
Information and Care Sheets (PDFs)
- Bearded Dragon
- Geckos: Crested Gecko, Leopard Gecko
- Skinks: Crocodile Skink
- Chameleons: Panther Chameleon, Veiled Chameleon
- Tortoise hiberation guidelines
- Outdoor tortoise care
- Hinge back tortoise
- Indian star tortoise
- Leopard tortoise
- Mediterranean tortoise
- Red foot tortoise
- Sulcata tortoise