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I have a canary who had his leg amputated due to an embedded
Hi, I have a canary who had his leg amputated due to an embedded band. He has been kept separate from his cohabitants (1 other red factor canary and finches.. he is the biggest bird) and is recovering… read more
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
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Hi My canary is falling over ,he has no balance but is still
Hi My canary is falling over ,he has no balance but is still quite vigorous It was on the bottom of the cage and when it went to move it would tumble over , I have had it in a warm box for 3 days , it… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Canary belongs to my 94 year old Mom who is in tears. Canary
Canary belongs to my 94 year old Mom who is in tears. Canary is at bottom of cage, fluffed up, sleeping a lot, but has eaten. He is usually very active and singing several times a day. Will respond to… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
Hi, our 7 years old canary has developed a very painful condition
Hi, our 7 years old canary has developed a very painful condition with both of his legs. He was treated with ivermectin, last week of February, to get ride of micro parasites on his legs. He started t… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have one parakeet in his cage. He loves the toys and is always
I have one parakeet in his cage. He loves the toys and is always playing with them. He won't step up onto my hand but he doesn't fly away either. He won't eat "people" food but loves his daily seed an… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My parakeets claw seems to have been twisted and is disjointed.
My parakeet's claw seems to have been twisted and is disjointed. Her foot and leg is swollen. What can I do?… read more
Dr. B.
Dr. B.
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budgerigar: bite..perch but when we get him out of the cage..mites
Hello i have a tame budgerigar who in the last couple of weeks has had a sore left foot and in the last couple of days has gotten worse and i can see him trying to bite something on this sore foot. It… read more
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Dr. B.
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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
I have a young budgie that has been out of the nest for 8 days.
I have a young budgie that has been out of the nest for 8 days. He is quite inactive and just sits on the bottom of the cage… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
canary: swollen..treating..his legs with vaseline ( possible mites
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Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
Doctoral Degree
1,297 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a pet canary whos been molting for about a couple
Hi, I have a pet canary who's been molting for about a couple of weeks now. Just today I noticed he's not flying around his cage like usual and his feathers look a bit fluffed, too. He's still eating,… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
My parakeet has developed nodules on his right foot and is
My parakeet has developed nodules on his right foot and is unable to use his foot. Are the other parakeets at risk and is there anything that I can do for him… read more
Dr. Hinson
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Doctoral Degree
1,196 satisfied customers
canary: let his claws grow too long in which some was curled a little.
I have a male red factor canary born 4-5-2005. I have let his claws grow too long in which some was curled a little. I have been putting extra hours at work and did not notice until a week ago. When I… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My canary has scaley feet. I recently took him to our vet because
My canary has scaley feet. I recently took him to our vet because his middle claw looked like it had some blood in it. My vet suggested that the bird maybe got his nail caught in the bars of the cage … read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My 9 year old canary has a reddened foot which he is not using
My 9 year old canary has a reddened foot which he is not using now. What do I do? Is there any "human" ointment or medication I can use?… read more
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Post-Doctoral Degree
480 satisfied customers
My canary is favoring one foot which appears slightly swollen
My canary is favoring one foot which appears slightly swollen and slightly reddened. The foot appears to be most swollen at the ankle joint. Also he sits in his seed cup so he will not have to stand. … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
Our canary seems to be standing on one leg only and covering
Our canary seems to be standing on one leg only and covering the other one. He seems to be less active than usual. Should we be concerned?, and if so, what should we do?… read more
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Dr. G.
DVM
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I have a male canary who is about 9 yrs old. About 2 months
I have a male canary who is about 9 yrs old. About 2 months ago he stopped signing and developed scales on his feet. I went to the Bird Pet Shop (where I purchased him) and they diagnosis his feet had… read more
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Dr. Lisa
Doctoral Degree
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