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I have a healthy happy male canary that is an indoor bird.
Second opinion] I have a healthy happy male canary that is an indoor bird. I've noticed one of his legs has gone a darker colour. Other than that he is fine. Could it be his nails need trimming as we … read more
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DrRoyC
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My bird's nail is growing the wrong way, one one toe, it
Hello, my bird's nail is growing the wrong way, one one toe, it looks almost like raptor's toenail. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My Moms canaries male and female have very scaly feet.
My Moms canaries male and female have very scaly feet. Actually it looks more like long growths coming from their feet. My mom thinks it is a fungus. they do not itch and still are lively and singing.… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,456 satisfied customers
Yellow canary has feather loss all around the neck and skin
yellow canary has feather loss all around the neck and skin looks scaly. No sign of mites or any other parasite … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
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He is at the bottom of his cage just hopping around. He
He is at the bottom of his cage just hopping around. He won't fly up to his food or water so I put it down. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
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My canary's legs and feet look red and irritated. Took her
My canary's legs and feet look red and irritated. Took her to the avian vet & he suggested vegetable oil every day for a week. Did that and it did seem to help but her feathers got oily too and so fly… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
4,244 satisfied customers
Why are my canarys legs scaley? I have tried rubbing vaseline
Why are my canary's legs scaley? I have tried rubbing vaseline on them after trimming the nails but it doesn't seem to help.… read more
Dr:D
Dr:D
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Doctoral Degree
897 satisfied customers
Sometimes my common mynah bird is bothered by the back claw
Sometimes my common mynah bird is bothered by the back claw (1st digit) on one of it's feet - it sometimes pulls at - not the claw itself - but the toe just behind where the claw starts. Could it be h… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,244 satisfied customers
canary: came home..favoring..signs of bleeding or a caught nail..mites
I came home to my canary favoring one foot/leg. I don't see any signs of bleeding or a caught nail. He is however recovering from scaly feet due to mites. I removed all high perches and have made the … read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
I came home to my canary favoring one foot/leg. I dont see
I came home to my canary favoring one foot/leg. I don't see any signs of bleeding or a caught nail. He is however recovering from scaly feet due to mites. I removed all high perches and have made the … read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,244 satisfied customers
Hi Dr. Lisa! I put the ole reading glasses on and with closer
Hi Dr. Lisa! I put the ole' reading glasses on and with closer observation it looks like only one front toe is gripping on the left foot. Both feet are starting to look more crippled, dry and scaly. M… read more
Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
Doctoral Degree
1,297 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a red factor canary, great singer...I noticed he
Hi, I have a red factor canary, great singer...I noticed he has some "stuff" growing on his feet. Looks like a yellow spongy stuff ???? Fungus of some kind ?? Please help !! I have soaked his feet in … read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
My one-year old male budgie experienced a traumatic incident
My one-year old male budgie experienced a traumatic incident in the cage. My cat landed on top of his hanging cage and he (birdie) panicked and went berserk. He is now standing on only one leg. His wi… read more
Dr. G.
Dr. G.
DVM
719 satisfied customers
my bird is a male canery it has bumps on its feet on of its
my bird is a male canery it has bumps on its feet one of its claws is twisted and its not singing any more whats wrong with my poor little bird?… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,244 satisfied customers
canary: let his claws grow too long in which some was curled a little.
I have a male red factor canary born 4-5-2005. I have let his claws grow too long in which some was curled a little. I have been putting extra hours at work and did not notice until a week ago. When I… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,244 satisfied customers
canary: s claw got caught in a cage net..claw nail was bleeding
hi there i have a yellow canary who's claw got caught in a cage net. i removed the net but noticed that the claw nail was bleeding. the next day i noticed that the claw nail looked like it was reduced… read more
Dr. G.
Dr. G.
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719 satisfied customers
Hello,I have a canary which my husband purchased last night
Hello, I have a canary which my husband purchased last night that to me appeared to have a broken leg. There is a lot of swelling and bruising on both legs. One of the toes is twisted with the nail po… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
4,244 satisfied customers
I have a male canary who is about 9 yrs old. About 2 months
I have a male canary who is about 9 yrs old. About 2 months ago he stopped signing and developed scales on his feet. I went to the Bird Pet Shop (where I purchased him) and they diagnosis his feet had… read more
Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
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