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Hello I own a cockatiel who plucked her feathers. I adopted
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Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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We have a cockatiel (17-19 year old female?). In the last
We have a cockatiel (17-19 year old female?). In the last week, her normal healthy condition has deteriorated. She has stopped chirping, her feathers look rough and she is spending more time in a slee… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a beautiful, sweet male cockatiel who is 26 years old,
I have a beautiful, sweet male cockatiel who is 26 years old, still very playful, has good appetite, sings, and is delightful. However, in the past 6 weeks he has started picking one spot on his back … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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my female budgie has a massively enlarged/swollen bum. The
my female budgie has a massively enlarged/swollen bum. The skin is far out stretched with no feathers on them, so the skin is exposed to the cold. she is inside now with a light source providing warmt… read more
Dr. Gary
Dr. Gary
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Hi my parakeet is hanging his head, he was a rescue bird, hv
Hi my parakeet is hanging his head, he was a rescue bird, hv had him for about 5 years. In the past he chirped as he talked to the bird in the mirror, chirped even when his head was under wing. Now he… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
My cockatiels feathers under his beak are turning green and
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Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
I have an african grey parrot which I inherited from a friend.
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Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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My 3 year old canary stopped singing or chirping, had labored
My 3 year old canary stopped singing or chirping, had labored breathing and puffed feathers. He was not eating or drinking as well. After a day I took him to a vet who found a fatty tumor on his stoma… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
I have this female cockatiel and I worry for her health. Since
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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I think my budgie has dust mites or the like he seems to be
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr. G.
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I have a young parakeet that has been puffing up his feathers
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Dr. Lisa
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Doc Evan
Professor
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