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August Abbott, CAS, Certified Avian Specialist
Category: Bird
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Experience:  Cert. Avian Specialist; Int. Assoc.Animal Behavior Consult; Pet Ind. Joint Advisory Council; author
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My parakeet is constipated. she was given medication 2 weeks

Customer Question

my parakeet is constipated. she was given medication 2 weeks ago to deal with parasites and was doing but now is constipated
JA: I'm sorry to hear that. There are all sorts of infestations your bird can pick up. I'll have you talk to the Veterinarian who'll sort out what is wrong and help you decide what to do about it. What is the bird's name?
Customer: poncho
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about poncho?
Customer: no
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Bird
Expert:  nekovet replied 1 month ago.

Hello & welcome, I am Dr. B, a licensed veterinarian and I would like to help you today.

Is she straining to pass stool?

How long since she last passed any?

Is she eating and drinking normally?

Can you feel any masses or eggs when you palate her abdomen?