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My female canary is balding around her neck and now
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My male canary lately whines a lot. He is still active,
my male canary lately whines a lot. He is still active, sings, and has a good appetite. He is in a aviary that I built out of bird safe materials, and has room to fly and play. I interact with him thr… read more
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I have 1 year old female canary - -rumped seedeater. When I
Hello, I have 1 year old female gray canary - white-rumped seedeater. When I bought her the pet store said she is very quite and they haven't heard her singing or anything. I got her nice cage and foo… read more
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I have a female canary about 3 years old and have had her
I have a female canary about 3 years old and have had her since she was young. She actually used to sing, laid several eggs but over the past 9 months has continued to loose feathers, first being on h… read more
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About a week ago I noticed that my canary made a soft noise
About a week ago I noticed that my canary made a soft noise when breathing, especially in the evening. He goes through periods of seeming normal with jumping around the cage and then will crouch down … read more
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Her neck is bald and spreading to her head. Canary. 4 moths
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Have a canary that is not singing and sneezes. Not much
Have a canary that is not singing and sneezes. Not much activity, sleeping in one spot most the time. … read more
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I am not sure there is anything wrong. It is a male canary,
I am not sure there is anything wrong. It is a male canary, a little over a year old. I realize canaries will molt once per year. Is this too early for the bird to start a molt? He has been less activ… read more
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I have a male adult canary who we have recently had to move
I have a male adult canary who we have recently had to move to an indoor location due to the cold weather we are currently experiencing. We try to take his cage outside as often as possible for as lon… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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my canary stated molting but all his feathers are off his head
my canary stated molting but all his feathers are off his head and around his neck and I just now seen a fresh dropping and it was all white and really loose. he is eating and singing. he is not shut … read more
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Doctoral Degree
900 satisfied customers
CANARY: MY PET..SINGING BEAUTIFULLY BUT IS LOOSING SO MANY FEATHERS!
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My two yr old canary stopped singing approx 1 month ago. I
My two yr old canary stopped singing approx 1 month ago. I took him to the vet and he dx with a resp infection. The bird is still chirping, bathing playing with toys although not as much and loosing s… read more
Dr. Pat
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Our canary appears in excellent health, enjoying company, out-of-cage
Our canary appears in excellent health, enjoying company, out-of-cage flights and tons of in-cage toys. She eats well, and sings/chirps a lot. However, when she stretches her neck up, it is apparent t… read more
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Dr. Pat
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I inherited a canary from a friend who just passed away. He
I inherited a canary from a friend who just passed away. He was eating, singing and flying around once a day when I let him out. He has been shedding his feathers for about a week. He isn't eating as … read more
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Hi thanks for your help! My canary started yesterday staying
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Doctoral Degree
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When I bought my canary, I was told it had a mite on the head
When I bought my canary, I was told it had a mite on the head but was getting better. I could see the feathers were growing back, however, today I noticed he is getting bald again. What can I do ? He … read more
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Dr. Lisa
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canary: healthy..past week, he has lost dime-sized patches..his wings
I bought a young male canary from a pet store a 2 weeks ago. At that time he had a full set of healthy feathers. In the past week, he has lost dime-sized patches of feathers under his wings, head, nec… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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My 4 year old canary has a rapidly growing growth on his chest
My 4 year old canary has a rapidly growing growth on his chest at his right wing. He seems to feel fine, is singing and eating like normally. Should he see a vet? Is it possible to treat a canary?… read more
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