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My female cockatiel has two bite wound on her foot because
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My parakeet whom i have a year now has curled all toes on
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Pookie, my female zebra finch feathers are all puffed up.
Pookie, my female zebra finch feathers are all puffed up. Her head is turned back and hiding under her feathers. … read more
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I have a parakeet that is very sick. I took her to a vet
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I have a parakeet which was given to me last July from a
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As of yesterday the bird that i'm taking care of is all
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I am a new parakeet owner, only had the guy for four days. He is hyper
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I bought a parakeet cause i felt sorry for her, sitting in
i bought a parakeet cause i felt sorry for her, sitting in bottom of cage in pet store and not interacting with other birds, head resting on back alot while sleeping. Brought bird home. Has some inter… read more
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My 3 year old female parakeet has injured her left leg and
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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my cockatiel injured her foot somehow three days ago and i
my cockatiel injured her foot somehow three days ago and i dont drive so i cant get her to the vet. it looks much better now, but she is still favoring it, and her behavior is back to normal, but she … read more
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My java sparrow, unknown age (I got him from Humane Society
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Doctoral Degree
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Sun Conure: My 15 year..15 year old..more than usual..her perch puffed
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parakeets: cage..feathers..poo stuck..not same usual color, no energy
I have 2 parakeets, 1 is sick, puffed up for a few days, was sitting on bottom of cage this morning, not eating, top of back head feathers pulled out{ as of this am}. Lots of poo stuck to bottom area,… read more
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Our Canary can not stand up, will not go on the perch, falls
Our Canary can not stand up, will not go on the perch, falls over and spends his time on the floor of the cage on his back if he is not propped up against the side of the cage or food bowl. He can not… read more
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my son has a female parakeet maybe 8 yrs. old . weve noticed
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parakeet: shaking..breathing..Seems to be lacking in appetite.
My parakeet is puffing up, shaking his head, & seems too be having breathing issues. His sides are going in & out. Seems to be lacking in appetite. Any ideas? I did have a cockatoo here for a week in … read more
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Several weeks ago, I noticed that my zebra finch had a toe
Several weeks ago, I noticed that my zebra finch had a toe that had turned grayish black and that toe looked stiff and was not curling around the branch. Taking him to a vet would be very stressful fo… read more
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