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I have 2 cockatiels, one is female, the other unknown. In
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Avian Medicine Residency
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My cat pulled out all my cockatiel tail feathers, He did
My cat pulled out all my cockatiel tail feathers, He did that thru his cage bars, The bird seems to have no balance now and has difficulty climbing. What can I do to assist him? He does not like to be… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
2,613 satisfied customers
I found a very parakeet outside my home and she flew into my
I found a very young parakeet outside my home and she flew into my glass sliding door two times before I was able to rescue her. I have had her for about a week but she is not very active and seems to… read more
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I have a cockatiel, Cookie, 5weeks old, he cannot walk and
I have a cockatiel, Cookie, 5weeks old, he cannot walk and balance his body. Doesn't want to eat. … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Timeline: Saturday: Smashed into a window while flying in a
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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Male cockatiel stopped chirping, he used to sing very loud.
male cockatiel stopped chirping, he used to sing very loud. he is eating but also been resting his head a lot... a month ago we got a new cockatiel (believe Female), and they seem ok together she has … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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Two parakeets were introduced to our home Dec. 24. Today,
Two parakeets were introduced to our home Dec. 24. Today, Dec. 26, we awoke to find the male dead.We have never had any birds before, but both appeared and sounded healthy. The male was super active … read more
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veterinarian, practice owner
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2,613 satisfied customers
Thank you for any help on my 27 yr. old cockatiel. He seemed
Hello! And thank you for any help on my 27 yr. old cockatiel. He seemed fine Friday night. Saturday morning, he was all puffed up, coughing and not interested in much of anything. As the day progresse… read more
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Mite infestation: we've had budgies for years, but the past
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I left yesterday and came home to 2 dead parakeets. They
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have a tenant with a conjure whose vet told her to wash the
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Hi I have lovbirds but I am thinking about getting parakeets
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feeders or the hummingbirds will carry diseases dangerous to humans
My husband and I are in a quarrel about his cleaning the hummingbird feeders in our kitchen sink. He sees no reason to sanitize the sink afterwards and does not think these feeders or the hummingbirds… read more
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