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I had my canary for about three months and I brought him a
I had my canary for about three months and I brought him a toy that has three small mirrors hanging. Since then he kept playing with it and clicks on it with beak most of the time. I kept the mirror f… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
4,388 satisfied customers
Of my canaries have few feathers on their head or under
Of my canaries have few feathers on their head or under neck … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
4,388 satisfied customers
My canary i got 3 months ago is scratching pecking and seems
my canary i got 3 months ago is scratching pecking and seems very itchy under his feathers. what can i do? … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
4,388 satisfied customers
My female canary is balding around her neck and now
Hello! My female canary is balding around her neck and now beginning on top of her head as well. She is approx 1.5 yrs old, lives alone in cage (but gets bird singing music almost daily), and flies fr… read more
DavidH1117
DavidH1117
Director of Animal Health
DVM
595 satisfied customers
I got “Harry” in August. He was at the end of a moult and
I got “Harry” in August. He was at the end of a moult and really sang almost constantly. Then he started another moult about 2 weeks ago and completely stopped singing. He is eating great and is very … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
4,388 satisfied customers
Dark crusty scab on top of head. Male canary. Today. I have
today. I have not seen him. It is on top close to his beak … read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
Veterinarian
BA
6,742 satisfied customers
I'm really sad. I bought my wife a canary for mother's day.
I'm really sad. I bought my wife a canary for mother's day. I was on the quiet side and didn't sing. But then it began to sing and seems very energetic. But I noticed it has a small woundlike appearan… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
4,388 satisfied customers
I have a newly hatched baby canary bird, actually one of
I have a newly hatched baby canary bird, actually one of two.. his brother is fine but he didn't have hair on his head in general and very bald on the back of his head... Is he ok? … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
4,388 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
4,388 satisfied customers
Her neck is bald and spreading to her head. Canary. 4 moths
her neck is bald and spreading to her head JA: I'll do all I can to help. What type of bird are we talking about? Customer: canary JA: When did you first notice the canary was losing her feathers? Cus… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
4,388 satisfied customers
CANARY: MY PET..SINGING BEAUTIFULLY BUT IS LOOSING SO MANY FEATHERS!
I BOUGHT MY CANARY A WEEK AGO FROM MY PET STORE. HE IS SINGING BEAUTIFULLY BUT IS LOOSING SO MANY FEATHERS! HE IS ALWAYS PRUNING HIMSELF, EXCEPT WHEN SINGING.. SURE HOPE NOTHING IS WRONG. HE SEEMS VER… read more
Dr. G.
Dr. G.
DVM
719 satisfied customers
My two yr old canary stopped singing approx 1 month ago. I
My two yr old canary stopped singing approx 1 month ago. I took him to the vet and he dx with a resp infection. The bird is still chirping, bathing playing with toys although not as much and loosing s… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Veterinarian Avian Health Consultant
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Our canary appears in excellent health, enjoying company, out-of-cage
Our canary appears in excellent health, enjoying company, out-of-cage flights and tons of in-cage toys. She eats well, and sings/chirps a lot. However, when she stretches her neck up, it is apparent t… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Veterinarian Avian Health Consultant
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I just bought a canary and she is 4 months old. I also own
I just bought a canary and she is 4 months old. I also own another male canary that I had for almost a year now. I waited a couple of days before putting them together. I now see that they squak at ea… read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
Veterinarian
BA
6,742 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
canary: has a bald chest..feathers dont grow back.
although happy and singing well, our canary has a bald chest. The feathers don't grow back. Is this a problem?… read more
Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
Small Animal/Avian Veterinarian
1,883 satisfied customers
Ive had a male canary for 1 week. The past 2 days There are
I've had a male canary for 1 week. The past 2 days There are many feathers in the cage. Enough to notice their absence on his body shape. I keep canary food, fresh water, and offer veggies or fruit da… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
I have a canary which i thought was molting but his feathers
I have a canary which i thought was molting but his feathers will not grow back. He looks terrible, his neck and head are almost bare. He looks really bad but he sings loudly all the time and seems he… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Veterinarian Avian Health Consultant
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
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