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By accident, I fell asleep with the bird near my arm. I have
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Doctor of Veterinary medicine
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my child accidentally fell onto her parakeet (young bird) and
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Dr. Gwen
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Post-Doctoral Degree
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My sun conure hit his head tonight while flying after a scare. He was fine when I retrive
My sun conure hit his head tonight while flying after a scare. He was fine when I retrived him, lost feathers but no blood. He now has a small and a tiny bald patch on top of head. After one minute, h… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My parakeet had his foot caught in the swing at the top of
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Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Hi, my budgie, Bede has hurt his right leg: he can scratch
Hi, my budgie, Bede has hurt his right leg: he can scratch his head/ear area, land and fly seemingly comfortably but when perching he will not put any weight onto his right foot and lays on his tummy.… read more
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Hawkedoc
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
my parakeet hurt one of her feet. it looks like she sprained
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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my parakeet died this morning. Ive only had him for 1 1/2
my parakeet died this morning. I've only had him for 1 1/2 years! I heard him squaking loudly this morning (he used to do that when he was angry or fighting with his mirror) I went to see what was wro… read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
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BA
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we have a fledgling robin who is not using his left foot because
we have a fledgling robin who is not using his left foot because he has hurt it in some way. he places it on his good foot. he still mopes around a bit and flies but his landings are not the best. sho… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My budgerigars left claw looks slightly swollen, is slightly
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
MY PARAKEET CANNOT PUT PRESSURE ON HIS RIGHT FOOT. HE HAS
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Doctoral Degree
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Im really scared that I may have ruined my new parakeet. In
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Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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my bird stepped on a stove and burned her foot. theres what
my bird stepped on a stove and burned her foot. theres what it seems to be a blister on her foot and her foots turning a white color . she can barely walk on her foot and is having a bit of trouble la… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My bird took a pretty big fall, and now hes limping, hes
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
my parakeet is standing on one foot like the other is sore
my parakeet is standing on one foot like the other is sore. we cut his claws, because he was getting hung-up on fabrics. we thought that would do the trick,but it didn't. any ideas? [email protected]… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
i found a small blue parakeet outside of a store. i have had
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Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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