Bird Veterinary

Have Bird Questions? Ask a Bird Specialist.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Bird Veterinary Questions
I have a 12 yr old Budgie who seems to have ataxia..she is
I have a 12 yr old Budgie who seems to have ataxia..she is off balance and having difficulty with grooming. She is eating but appears to have difficulty getting around her cage. She is using her beak … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,070 satisfied customers
My budgie is sick. He fell on the bottom of the cage, tried
He fell on the bottom of the cage, tried to get up, but was very weak to do so. Could barely keep his balance. Now he's a little better, but doesn't eat and only sleeps. First time he fell off, was 2 days ago, but he got back up and was eating normally. Last night the balance thing happened, he didn't eat anything for about 8-9 hours and is just sleeping since then … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,070 satisfied customers
We have a pet budgie and it is acting a bit strange. We
Hello. We have a pet budgie and it is acting a bit strange. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,070 satisfied customers
I believe my bird has a respiratory illness based on my
I believe my bird has a respiratory illness based on my research. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,070 satisfied customers
My Budgie is 5 years old. Lately he has been sleeping a lot
My Budgie is 5 years old. Lately he has been sleeping a lot through the day. The last few days he is too weak to fly up to his perch. He climbs a ladder instead using his beak. We put his favourite tr… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,070 satisfied customers
I adopted a budgie today (with her bonded buddy) and I was
Hello! I adopted a budgie today (with her bonded buddy) and I was wondering if a extremely slight tail bob is normal for a new bird adjusting (I would say less than a mm) The owner dropped the pair of… read more
Dr. Leah Hill
Dr. Leah Hill
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary medicine
2,882 satisfied customers
I have a young budgie and it has whait appears to be sore right
I have a young budgie and it has whait appears to be sore right foot. It is sitting more on his left side and seems to have a swollen or lump under his right wing. I think he possibly has dislocated h… read more
Hawkedoc
Hawkedoc
Veterinarian
147 satisfied customers
My young budgie is not behaving normal it is a male bird and
My young budgie is not behaving normal it is a male bird and over the last two weeks it has kept itself fluffed up and it's tail pointing down it had diarrhoea for a week but for the last week it seem… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
female 16 mouth old budgie approx is on the bottom of the
female 16 mouth old budgie approx is on the bottom of the cage trying to walk but goes around in circles when stood she twitches on the left side of the bird and appears to try and keep its foot pulle… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Veterinarian Avian Health Consultant
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
COCKATIEL: he istnds ON THE FLOOR OF HIS CAGE AND OBVIOUSLY wont
OUR THREE AND A HALF MONTH COCKATIEL HAS STARTED TO TURN HIS HEAD TO THE LEFT SIDE AS IF TO LOOK STRAIGHT UP WITH HIS RIGHT EYE. WHEN HE TRIES TO CLIMB ONTO MY FINGER HE TURNS HIS HEAD EVEN MORE AND A… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
My budgie is 12 years old, about a week ago he was sitting
My budgie is 12 years old, about a week ago he was sitting at the bottom of his cage, breathing heavily and struggling to stay upright or climb a ladder to the lowest perch. He stopped eating at this … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
My budgie is limpy. He cant stay on the twig without falling
My budgie is limpy. He can't stay on the twig without falling off immidiately. I felt both of his legs, joints and strength. They seem identical and nothing out of places. however, his rt knee is slig… read more
Hawkedoc
Hawkedoc
Veterinarian
147 satisfied customers
My budgie has his feathers fluffed up and has since yesterday
My budgie has his feathers fluffed up and has since yesterday but he is now on the bottom of the cage and doesn't seem to be able to climb up he has tried but stiops 1/2 way He has now climbed onto a … read more
Dr:D
Dr:D
DVM
Doctoral Degree
900 satisfied customers
budgies: 6 weeks old now and both are climbing, sitting on the perch
Hi Dr Pat, thankyou for your advice on my 2 new baby budgies. They are both doing very well so well that they are beginning to fly!! They are around 6 weeks old now and both are climbing, sitting on t… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Veterinarian Avian Health Consultant
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have a young budgie that has been out of the nest for 8 days.
I have a young budgie that has been out of the nest for 8 days. He is quite inactive and just sits on the bottom of the cage… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
hi i have a grey and yellow cockatiel he is about 13 months
hi i have a grey and yellow cockatiel he is about 13 months old i think he is a male , sings and whistles and is starting to talk a little we have a day pen which he spends most of the day when i am h… read more
Dr. G.
Dr. G.
Bird Veterinarian
DVM
1,248 satisfied customers
my parrot is sick and has collapsed off his perch he has been
my parrot is sick and has collapsed off his perch he has been trying to climb but is unsteady so is lying in the bottom of his cage when he was on his perch his head was drooping forward and he didnt … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
Lately my 2-yr-old parakeet falls off from perch a lot, breathes
Lately my 2-yr-old parakeet falls off from perch a lot, breathes heavy, seems to have an impaired night vision, and has a balancing problem. My children are in tears, and avian vet is not open until n… read more
Dr. G.
Dr. G.
Bird Veterinarian
DVM
1,248 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Bob

Dr. Bob

Veterinarian

2,854 satisfied customers

35 years in general practice, including avian.

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

249 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Dr. MD Stafford

Dr. MD Stafford

Veterinarian

233 satisfied customers

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

Fiona Steel

Fiona Steel

Veterinarian

224 satisfied customers

BVMS MRCVS

allpetsdr

allpetsdr

Veterinarian

142 satisfied customers

I have been practicing for 10 years. I work with exotic pets, dogs, cats, small ruminants, camelids and pigs.

Dr_Kitty

Dr_Kitty

Bird Veterinarian

122 satisfied customers

Mostly experience with chickens and ducks.

Dr Gwen

Dr Gwen

Bird Veterinarian

116 satisfied customers

Over ten years of experience with pet birds, wildlife, and zoological avian collections.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x