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How can I make a 68mg baytril tablet in a liquid. Minnie and
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My 6-month old pet chicken has a SOFT inflated crop that
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I need a vet familiar with birds. I have an African grey and
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I have a new Molaccan Cockatoo (to me of 2years) she's 13years.
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BA
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I have an umbrella cockatoo and she has been acting odd for
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Falcon got electrocuted by my house. We now have it in a crate.
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Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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by 25 yr old red lory died this afternoon. I knew lories lifespan
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My 8 year old umbrella cockatoo died 3 days ago. I believe
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Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
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My parents had a beautiful Umbrella Cockatoo (Boobula) for
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Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
I am bird-sitting for an umbrella cockatoo. I am the alternate
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My cockatoo wont use her leg. She cant close the toes around
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Doctoral Degree
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Dear Dr. Dan, I wrote to you a few hours ago about the death
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