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My canary got her foot caught in the cage and appears to
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I think he slipped in the cage and his leg is bleedinh.
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I have a 4 mth old quaker parrot. My 3 yr old son stepped on
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August Abbott, CAS
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She can't stand on the left leg, it's turned out sideways.
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I have a cockatiel with a broken leg and she was prescribed
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A friend of mine has a parakeet that has a broken foot. The
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parrot: was attacked..her cage she is not bleeding..labored breathing
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