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My parakeet has a beak on the top what do I get it back
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The claws are very can we trim them We are putting wider
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We have a rooster and s spurs are and hurting the hens. They
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My cockatiels upper beak has grown long it's touching her owner
My cockatiels upper beak has grown long it's touching her owner feathers .she loves to eat seeds but I noticed she's unable to eat them what can I do.… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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My 4 year-old doves beak isnt closing completely. This is
My 4 year-old dove's beak isn't closing completely. This is a recent development. Last week I noticed that the upper mandible, which has always had a very slight hook at the end has grown and the hook… read more
Dr. Bob
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Hello: All seems well after the trip and the bird is unofficially
Hello: All seems well after the trip and the bird is unofficially out of quarantine. He still has his beak trouble - it grows up like a sabre on one side. The vet who trimmed it in Athens notes it imp… read more
Dr. Bob
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We have a blue fronted amazon grren parrot which is in excess
We have a blue fronted amazon grren parrot which is in excess of 80 years old. we have recently aquired a stand for him to sit on complete with ladder and feeding dishes. We no longer use the large ca… read more
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I adopted a neglected Quaker parrot 4-4.5yrs ago. When we
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Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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Bird has had an occasional problem perching as one talon curls
Bird has had an occasional problem perching as one talon curls and he can't hold on. After a few moments he regains control and is back to normal. Is there anything we should do for him?… read more
Dr. Bruce
Dr. Bruce
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bird: s (Asian ringnek) bill has recently started to grow
The hook of our bird's (Asian Ringnek) bill has recently started to grow longer, and he is very uncomfortable with it. What do you recommend?… read more
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I have managed to let my birds nails get too long. What is
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Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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my mccaw is years oldand his beak looks like it is not heathy
my mccaw is years oldand his beak looks like it is not heathy it looks looks like it is pillling… read more
Dr. Coldiron
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I am a Pensioner on housing benefit and i have a 8yr old
I am a Pensioner on housing benefit and i have a 8yr old parrot in need of his nails/beak trimming, what do i do next please m,davis… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 2 year old African Timneh Gray... he is a great bird.
I have a 2 year old African Timneh Gray... he is a great bird. Friendly, inquisitive, etc... however... he refuses to keep his beak trim on several of the cement perches that we have in his cage. He a… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
bird: rubbed..There was bleeding..Should he be seen by a veterinarian?
My bluefront amazon has broken the tip of his beak It was still partially connected but the bird just rubbed his beak on the chair and it came off. There was bleeding earlier but we were able to stop … read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a conure bird who has a claw that is growing in a complete
I have a conure bird who has a claw that is growing in a complete circle into his foot what do I do to fix it or rather how do I go about fixing it??… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I am a owner of a Eletcus Parrot. I did notice that his beak
I am a owner of a Eletcus Parrot. I did notice that his beak and nails are overgrown. The problem is firsly I do not know how to trim them and seconly he is not allowing you to touch him. Please advic… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
my live birds beak continues to grow very long. I am worried
my live bird's beak continues to grow very long. I am worried because now the beak is touching its chest. the part that is growing is very thin. How do I handle this? And why is this happening? Please… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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