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Fujisawa Avian Clinic is a primary care and referral veterinary practice for birds, rabbits, and rodents. We have opened this clinic near the Fujisawa station in Fujisawa, Kanagawa for the animals that need extraordinary care in Japan. Birds and Small mammals can hide their symptoms even when they get sick. It is common that their conditions have already become severe by the time owners notice their symptoms. We highly recommend all of the owners to have their beloved pets take a wellness examinations to fully know their current health conditions. Fujisawa Avian Clinic offers a wide range of services including:
  • Wellness exams
  • Routine medical care
  • Diagnostic, medical and surgical services such as computed radiography, ultrasound, many type of blood exams and PCR exam etc.
  • Boarding and day care

Treatable Animals

  1. 1. Birds: Such as Budgerigars, Cockatiels, Love birds, Parrotlets, Cockatoos, Amazons, Caiques, Quakers, Barred parakeets, Australian Parakeets, Macaws, Eclectus Parrots, African Grey Parrots, Senegal Parrots, Conures, Pionus Parrots and all kinds of Psitaciforms. Java Sparrows, Society Finches, Canaries, Passeriformes, Quails, Ducks, Chickens, Galliforms, Raptors, Soft bills, and Mynahs.
  2. 2. Rabbits
  3. 3. Rodents: Such as Hamsters, Chipmunks, Squirrels, Guinea Pigs, Chinchillas, Degus, Prairie Dogs and all kinds of rodents.

Visiting Veterinarians and Vet Students

We welcome visiting veterinarians and veterinary students from abroad to experience Japanese avian veterinary medicine. If you are interested in our clinic, please email your personal details, preferred dates, and length of your stay to: makima520@gmail.com.

Appointment Information

  • Please call 0466-50-6362 (Or +81-466-50-6362 from abroad) for your appointment.
  • Or e-mail us at makima520@gmail.com

Map and Directions

Address 201 Ace Building1 2-1-13 Kugenuma-Ishigami Fujisawa-city Kanagawa, Japan
Postal Code 251-0025
Tel 0466-50-6362
E-mail makima520@gmail.com
We are located near the Fujisawa station (Odakyu Enoshima line or JR Tokaido Line) or the Ishigami station (Enoden line). It takes for 7minutes from the Fujisawa station and 2 minutes from the Ishigami station on foot.
  • From Fujisawa station: Go straight along the Enoden tracks (Enoshima-Dentetsu) by road. Walk for about 7 minutes and we are on the left side of the street. Located in the ACE Building1 on the second floor.
  • From Ishigami station: Go straight along the Enoden tracks toward the Fujisawa station by road. Walk for about 2 minutes and we are on the right side of the street. Located in the ACE Building1 on the second floor.

Staff

  • Ikuko Makino D.V.M.
  • Graduated from Nippon Veterinary and Animal Science Univercity, Tokyo in 1999
  • Worked at Bird Clinic Kanesaka Animal Hospital in 1999 – 2002
  • Worked at Yokohama Bird Clinic in 2002-2011
  • Worked at Little Bird in 2011-2012
  • Studied at Wild and Exotic Animal Medicine, Univercity of Liinois in 2012
  • Opened Fujisawa Avian Clinic in Japan in 2013

Affiliation

  • Member of the Japanese Association for Clinical Avian medicine since 2002
  • Member of the Association of Avian Veterinarians since 2005
  • Member of the Japanese Society of Exotic Pet Medicine since 2013
  • Scholarship of Annual conference of AAV in 2011

Article

  • Avian Diseases, 2010 Cryptosporidium Avian Genotype 3 as a Possible Causative Agent of Chronic Vomitting in Peach -Faced Lovebirds (Agapornis roseicolis)
  • Prasitorogy Reserch, 2010 Multifocus Genotypic Analysis of Cryptosporidium isolates from Cockatiels, Japan
  • Publications of Japanese Association for Clinical Avian Medicine The Cardiothoracic ratio in Budgerigar, 2006 A Case of Cryptosporisiosis in a Peach-faced Lovebirds, 2007 20 Case of Cruptosporidium-positive Lovebirds, 2008 The Prevalence of Cryptosporidiosis in Lovebirds, Cockatiels, Budgerigars and Java Sparrows, 2009 Pneumoniconiosis in 2 Cockatiels and a Cockatoo, 2010

How should I take my bird to the clinic?

1. Cage

  • Carrier for small animals
  • Small cage
  • Plastic case

2. Temperature

  • Take your birds to the vet into the cage attached to a hot water bag or a body warmer when ruffle feather is seen. Be cautious that some of body warmers consume oxygen. Do not attach them inside of the cage.
  • If your bird show raising soulders like below, it might be too hot for them.
  • Check the temperature inside of the cage with a thermometer.

3. Food and Water

  • Do not put water bottle due to avoid leaking water inside of the cage.
  • Or if you travel for several hours to the vet, you can give water during youe break time.
  • You can put food container attached cage firmly.

4. Put Sheets on the bottom of the cage

  • You can put kitchen papers on the bottom of the cage for birds.
  • If your birds show polyuria, do not put any materials in the cage.

5. Bring fresh fecal samples

  • For the fecal examination, we need fresh fecal samples. Bring 2-3 soft fecal materials lapped by plastic bag.

First Aid For Emergency Cases

These are common examples for emergency cases. However, we cannot predict all the types of cases for your birds. Be cautious, these methods are temporary alternative procedures before going to the clinic.

1. Dyspnea

  • If your bird show tail bobbing, it may mean it is having a hard time breathing.
  • You can use a mobile oxygen can shown below.
  • Bring your bird to the vet after the condition becomes stable.

2. Hemorrhage

  • Quick StopR is effective for hemorrhaging from nails.
  • The most effective procedure to stop bleeding from pinfeathers is to pull the pin feathers using forceps or hemostats. If you cannot do it, bring your bird to the clinic immediately.

3. Cloacal prolapse

  • Come to the clinic as soon as possible when you find prolapse of the cloaca from the vent.
  • Moisturize the region while blinging your bird to the clinic.