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We have a pet eclectus parrot which is about 3 years old
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I have a mourning dove, about 5 months old. I have taken her
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I got a female eclectus parrot 2 months ago When we first
Hi I got a female eclectus parrot 2 months ago When we first got her she had a lot of lost feathers, we were told that it was because she wasn't fed well We feed the parrot fresh fruit and seeds every… read more
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My Meyers parrot age 2 1/2 yrs. (have had her since she was
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I have a Eclectus Parrot name Maui. He turned 2 years old
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BA
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Wanted to get my bird checked up. He cannot fly and has a
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I have female eclectus parrot.Red swollen area developed on
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My sun conure has been recently biting and attacking other
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My cockatiel slipped off a metal bed rail while out of her
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Kelly Hill
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I have a new quaker and my cat is obsessed with trying to
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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hi my african grey has pulled out the feathers around his legs,
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My four month parrotlet bird started picking off her feathers.
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Doctoral Degree
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Eclectus Parrot: 12 year old..year old female..her feathers..liquid
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eclectus: habit..biting..small pieces off of it, like string cheese
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I just purchased an 11 week old Congo African Grey. Her flights
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Doctoral Degree
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cockatiel: pets at home..kepts indoors, and are let..good varied diet.
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Doctoral Degree
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I have an african grey parrot who cannot fly keeps falling
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My question is what is wrong with my 13 year old male red-sided
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