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if a bird had an enlarged organ would that cause the bird to
if a bird had an enlarged organ would that cause the bird to breath fast and make audible breathing wheezing sounds? Also if a bird had this would it cause the abnormal breathing all the time or on an… read more
Dr. Kris
Dr. Kris
Owner/Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
22 satisfied customers
bird: had a fatty liver which caused fluid to build
if a bird had a fatty liver which caused fluid to build up, would it cause breathing difficulty? And would the breathing be constantly or now and then?… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
what would cause audible breathing sounds in a pet bird It
what would cause audible breathing sounds in a pet bird? It does not occur all the time. I hear it twice in 2 days. thank you… read more
Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
Doctoral Degree
1,297 satisfied customers
The abdominal area is enlarged. Appeared quickly some weeks
The abdominal area is enlarged. Appeared quickly some weeks ago. Took to vet who said condition happened to older birds, was air pockets, non life threatening but it appears to be getting larger and b… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My hen is having difficulty breathing. Each breath--in and
My hen is having difficulty breathing. Each breath--in and out--is audible. She sounds like a child trying to breath when they have the croup. … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
32,750 satisfied customers
lovebirds: is perforated when abdominal tap is being performed
If a lovebirds intestine is perforated when abdominal tap is being performed. Would the bird be able to survive this???… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
What would cause a hen to have a gurgling sound when she takes
What would cause a hen to have a gurgling sound when she takes a breath and what would be a good treatment?… read more
Dr. MD Stafford
Dr. MD Stafford
Veterinarian
DVM
233 satisfied customers
my bird is mouth breathing and making a vocal sound what can
my bird is mouth breathing and making a vocal sound what can I do to help him ? no bird vet available… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
About 10 years ago a Conure flew into our home. At that time,
About 10 years ago a Conure flew into our home. At that time, the bird had an enlarged nostril rim. Bird has not seemed bothered . This outer nostril feels like a callous. This week we have noticed th… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
32,750 satisfied customers
My Charley is 10 years old. I would like to get another bird
My Charley is 10 years old. I would like to get another bird for him. Should I find one that is an older bird like him?… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
my chickens are free range. it sounds like they have mucous
my chickens are free range. it sounds like they have mucous in their airway when they breath. What would cause this? Are the eggs they lay still ok to eat?… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have a 17 yr cockatiel. He is breathing heavy. local vet
I have a 17 yr cockatiel. He is breathing heavy. local vet took xrays 2 weeks ago. says bird has some sort of abdominal tumor. Could not really tell. was affraid to stress him further. bird has been s… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
canary: respiratory..I came home from work..tail..labored breathing
I have a canary that seemed to have a respiratory issue. I came home from work and heard audible breathing (a sound very much like a human with a stuffy nose) There were no other signs of illness - no… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
hen: month old..her beak open, watery diarrhea withsome formed stool
I have a 4.5 month old hen that can not walk well she lists to one side, has audible breath sounds a and sits with her beak open, watery diarrhea withsome formed stool now and again. I have given her … read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
My cockatiel had a broke toe that is what a bird store owner
my cockatiel had a broke toe that is what a bird store owner said when i showed the bird to her always the bird would chew on it ...few weeks ago it was all black i looked up bird toes internet showed… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My bird is having a problem breathing. There are no emergency
My bird is having a problem breathing. There are no emergency vets. that take care of birds that are in my area.… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
we have a small bird parret lite that was injured laided on .
we have a small bird parret lite that was injured "laided on". The bird is still breathing, is able to stand up (not purched) now on its own, the color has come back into her feet. What should we do?… read more
Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
Doctoral Degree
1,297 satisfied customers
love bird: feathers..put neosporin..cotton tip and put him in a cage
I have a male love bird that is picking his feathers. I have never had birds do this. I put neosporin on him with a cotton tip and put him in a cage alone. I have 2 females and he loves the one I leav… read more
Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
Doctoral Degree
1,297 satisfied customers
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Dr. Pat

Bird Veterinarian

3,596 satisfied customers

25+ years working primarily or exclusively with birds

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Dr. Bob

Veterinarian

2,854 satisfied customers

35 years in general practice, including avian.

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Veterinarian

233 satisfied customers

20 years in private practice, contract veterinarian Dickerson Park Zoo and attending veterinarian Missouri State University

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15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

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