Overview

The Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital provides a wide range of services for its customers.

Veterinary Services for Falcons and Birds

The ADFH is open to the general public and provides comprehensive veterinary care to falcons, raptors and all other bird species. Equipped with the latest equipment and technologies, we have a wide experience in dealing even with the most complicate cases in all falcon and bird species as well as flocks. Our round-the-clock emergency service for our patients gives each ill bird the chance for immediate and professional treatment without delay. We offer boarding and moulting facilities as well. More...

Laboratory Services

The ADFH laboratory has been expanded tremendously in the past years to provide the latest diagnostic test for our patients. Our modern and fully equipped in-house laboratory enables us to get accurate and fast diagnosis for all kinds of laboratory examinations including the most advanced ones. Our fully equipped and high-technology laboratory caters now for other external clients as well. It consists of facilities and equipment for blood hematology and biochemistry, parasitology, histopathology, microbiology, virology and advanced laboratory techniques. In 2007, the ADFH Laboratory has been reconfirmed for the second time as Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory for Abu Dhabi Emirate. In 2008, new tests for pets have been added to the wide range of laboratory services to provide a strong support for the Pet Care Center and other veterinary clinics and hospital. Furthermore, the ADFH Laboratory is providing tests for farms, animal and bird collections as well as large animals. More...

Pet Care Center Services

The excellent service of the ADFH Pet Care Center caters for all pets needs to keep the pets and their owners happy. Cats, dogs and other pets can be kept for boarding in our five star boarding hotels. Our Pet Care Hospital provides a comprehensive range of preventive, diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical methods for pets. Furthermore, even the most difficult cases of dog training will be professionally handled by our highly experienced staff. Our grooming team takes care of your dogs’ and cats’ beauty and well-being. The Dog Agility Park for dog exercise rounds up the comprehensive one-stop-center for all the pets’ needs. More...

Abu Dhabi Animal Shelter

The Abu Dhabi Animal Shelter is located on the Falcon Hospital Site and houses large numbers of beautiful stray or surrendered cats and dogs. They are desperately looking for new homes to adopt them. We strongly encourage all potential pet owners to come and visit the Animal Shelter and to give a new and better future to our wonderful and loving cross and pure bred animals. More...

Tourism and Event Services

World-wide known from TV and media articles, the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital has opened its doors in 2007 to visitors to experience the fascinating world of falcons and falconry. Today, ADFH with its World Falcon Tour has become one of the main tourism attractions of the Abu Dhabi Emirate. This unique award-winning tour provides a once in a lifetime experience which is truly unforgettable. ADFH has entered in the MICE tourism, too. The Shaheen Conference Center was opened on September 1st, 2009 and provides highest standards meeting facilities for up to 200 delegates. It can be booked for conferences, meetings, workshop, training and special events like gala dinners and birthday parties. More...

Internship Services

We provide a variety of internships based on our excellent experience in the avian veterinary field to interested veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary technicians, falconers and raptor rehabilitators from all over the world. A special laboratory internship about avian laboratory methods for laboratory technicians, veterinarians and veterinary students complements our internship programs. The programs are well known and recognized in Europe, USA & Australia. More...

Conservation

ADFH serves as rehabilitation center of injured birds of prey. It is rehabilitating confiscated falcons and other raptors by finding places in breeding programs for these birds. Moreover, ADFH is in charge of the medical surveillance of the H.H. The Late Sheikh Zayed Falcon Release Program in which wild falcons are re-introduced into the wild falcon population. In order to support falcon conservation, ADFH has opened its own falcon breeding center to breed captive falcons. More...

Awareness Services

Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital is involved in educating school children and university students as well as interested members of the public on the beautiful tradition of falconry, health issues and conservation of these endangered species as well as animal welfare of stray dogs and cats.

Moreover, ADFH actively promotes disease prevention and awareness campaigns among the falconers’ community by raising the awareness about the nature and method of spread of diseases like Aspergillosis, Clostridiosis, Newcastle disease, Falcon Pox etc. We also work to improve the general awareness on conditions like lead poisoning and Shenadraintoxication and advice falconers on improving nutrition and husbandry. More...

Research and Publications

Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital actively promotes research in falcon medicine and surgery in collaboration with national and international institutions to continuously improve the treatment of falcons. ADFH has established itself successfully on the international avian research field with various scientific publications and presentations. International publications on 2 new falcon diseases have been published. A comprehensive book on falcon medicine and husbandry including 17 chapters was published in September 2009. A second book on modern veterinary practice management was published in 2012. Both books are available on all major online book stores More...