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My Timbrado canary sang beautifully for 2 years. This year
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August Abbott, CAS
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My male canary sang all the time very loudly. Now all of a
My male canary sang all the time very loudly. Now all of a sudden his singing is so so quiet. He is still eating and seems happy enough … read more
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August Abbott, CAS
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My canary is 12 1/2 years old and blind. He has been my best
My canary is 12 1/2 years old and blind. He has been my best singer ever…but not this year😒. He is puffed up. I have a heating pad on the top and bottom of the cage. Is there anything else I can do t… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My canary was a beautiful singer and sang all day every day
My canary was a beautiful singer and sang all day every day until molt. He chirps, eats everything he is offered, looks and acts normal but has not resumed singing several weeks post molt. Playing sou… read more
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My canary is eating very little, stopped singing, is sitting
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I got “Harry” in August. He was at the end of a moult and
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Our healthy (or appeared to be) 6 year old Water Slagger
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About a week ago I noticed that my canary made a soft noise
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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I found an exhausted canary at my back door yesterday. I
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Dr Gwen
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My singing male canary was singing regularly then it
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Why is my Canary always eating? he just eats all day. I give
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Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Hello, I had a X bred Lizard Male canary. He showed signs
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Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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canary: on vacation for 8 days, leaving my son (40) to care
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Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Canary: is about 1yr old, when I first got him he sang a lot
My Canary is about 1yr old, when I first got him he sang a lot. Now he doesn't sing at all he just peeps. He was molting but I think that is over for now, can you tell me why he doesn't sing any more.… read more
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My canary stopped whistling after a finch died. Why
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Ive had a male canary for 1 week. The past 2 days There are
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Dr. Dan
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Hello, My Canary looks OK, but he has stopped singing cept
Hello, My Canary looks OK, but he has stopped singing 'cept for peeps & an occasional chirp. He's sitting on the floor of the cage in the daytime & sitting on his perches at nite. He is eating, hasn't… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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canary: My male..about three weeks..The back of his head is bald
My male canary is a year old and is molting. He hasn't sang in about three weeks..The back of his head is bald. his eating is good. He is by himself in the cage. he takes a bath daily. he is starting … read more
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Dr. Dan
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