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Red swollen lump in the anus. Parakreet. No age and no idea
red swollen lump in the anus JA: I'll do all I can to help. What sort of animal are we talking about? Customer: parakreet JA: What is the parakeet's name and age? Customer: no age and no idea about th… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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DVM
33,047 satisfied customers
I have a baby parakeet, it seems that the older parakeets
I have a baby parakeet, it seems that the older parakeets poke his head. He lost his baby feathers on his head and it is very red and swollen. … read more
Dr. Leah Hill
Dr. Leah Hill
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Doctor of Veterinary medicine
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I have an 18 day old lineolated parakeet who has something
I have an 18 day old lineolated parakeet who has something wrong with its leg. Six days ago its knee turned red and started swelling. I thought it might be an infection; it's three nest mates all died… read more
Scott Perry
Scott Perry
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We have a parakeet that was lying at the bottom of the cage
We have a parakeet that was lying at the bottom of the cage but still breathing. He has a heartbeat and his eyes are slightly open but he's not moving.… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
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Parakeet-male-puffed up and s bottom looks enlarged. Today
Parakeet-male-puffed up and his bottom looks enlarged. Today he is scratching at his back side with with feet and looking sicker. Passed a small amount of stool.… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
33,047 satisfied customers
our parakeet has been kind of listless for the past few days.
our parakeet has been kind of listless for the past few days. He has been eating but not as much as usual. Tonight his legs are red and swollen. Is there any hope for him? His cage mate is as healthy … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My canary flew out of the cage while I was cleaning it. This
My canary flew out of the cage while I was cleaning it. This is not the first time, and I scooped him up and returned him to the cage. He now is not using his left foot to perch consistently. It appea… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
Hen has loss of feathers on chest area and has bright red skin
Hen has loss of feathers on chest area and has bright red skin in exposed areas. Appears to be slightly swollen but not hard. Bird eating and drinking ok and apart from above looks and acts healthy.… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
lineolated parakeet: listless..lethargic..throwing..his cage is wet
I have a linolated parakeet (Lonnie) that has been acting listless and lethargic. Earlier today he was drinking lots of water and then throwing it up again. The bottom of his cage is wet from the regu… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
my parakeet hurt one of her feet. it looks like she sprained
my parakeet hurt one of her feet. it looks like she sprained her foot, its swollen, not red, and she cant really stand on it. she has been using her beak and her one good foot to get around in her cag… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
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
Veterinarian
BA
3,584 satisfied customers
I just got my parakeet about 6 weeks ago. I noticed right
I just got my parakeet about 6 weeks ago. I noticed right away that he is not as adventurous as some parakeets. Also, sometimes my bird has that sick, puffy, head down stance, but not always. It comes… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
parakeet: 11 years old..lethargic..his former good health..last couple
My parakeet is over 11 years old, and has enjoyed great health except for a bout several months ago when he became very lethargic and looked really bad for a couple of week. Then, just as suddenly he … read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have a parakeet that looks like his stomach and anal area
I have a parakeet that looks like his stomach and anal area is red and swollen. I have had to soak his butt to get rid of hard dried up droppings that form balls. Is there anything else I can do for h… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
My pet parakeet appears to be sick. His poop is yellowish,
My pet parakeet appears to be sick. His poop is yellowish, and more liquid than normal, and he seems to have some slight obstruction in his nostrils, and the feathers just above his nostrils are sligh… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
parakeet: healthy..she appears to be breathing heavy..constipated
my parakeet is 5 years old and normally healthy today he is not able to stand and not able to fly she appears to be breathing heavy and trying to push as if constipated… read more
Dr. G.
Dr. G.
DVM
719 satisfied customers
my 7 year old parakeet has a swollen area around its bottom-
my 7 year old parakeet has a swollen area around its bottom- about the size of a thumb. It has no feathers around it. This happened 4 months ago , and it either passed several large poops, or eggs tha… read more
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Dr. Laura Devlin, DVM, DABVP
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Doctoral Degree
1,190 satisfied customers
parakeets: males roughly a year and half old...appeared healthy
I received two parakeets from an older lady who could nolonger take care of all of her birds, about a year ago. They are both males roughly a year and half old. The one male parakeet appeared healthy … read more
Dr. Kris
Dr. Kris
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Doctoral Degree
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