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A 13 year old african grey rescue bird had picked feathers
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Our African parrot is breathing hard, hasn't been eating,
Our African parrot is breathing hard, hasn't been eating, hardly opens his eyes, and was found stuck on his back this morning. He is at least 30 years old, but we rescued him and aren't totally sure o… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Could it be possible that my African grey parrot has tick?
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I have an african grey. She's as of 18 years old now. She's
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My african grey parrot started sounding like he is
my african grey parrot started sounding like he is congested. … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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She's about 38 years old and this morning she has been
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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Have a 4 year old Congo African grey. started plucking feathers
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Dr. Bob
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I have an african grey parrot which I inherited from a friend.
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Dr. Pat
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knstrand
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I have an African Grey Parrot that is about seven years old.
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Dr. Dan
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We rescued a African Grey 5 years ago, just the last few months
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why has african grey parrot i have been looking after for the
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Our Afraican Grey is constantly picking at her neck. It is
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Dr. Elaine
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African Grey Parrot: ten years old..laying..her feathers..bald
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I have a African Grey Parrots. I brought it has a baby. Its
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How can I tell if my African Grey parrot has mites?
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Dr. Dan
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