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Hi Doctor,I have a 6 year old Jenday Conure named Bobby.
Hi Doctor, I have a 6 year old Jenday Conure named Bobby. I was in the other room today and I heard him shriek (not squawk) 7 times as if he was scared or being injured. It almost sounded like he was … read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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we have a rainbow lorikeet that we found about a week ago who
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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Hello, About 3 weeks ago I was getting ready to take my parakeet
Hello, About 3 weeks ago I was getting ready to take my parakeet to have his beak cut. Let me back up, a few days earlier he was acting strange and not himself. A few times I have heard him fall off h… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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My budgerigar is aout 10 years old,maybe little older. He is
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Anna
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My male canary is suddenly not able to fly. The best he can
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Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a pair of Rainbow lorikeets that were given to me by
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a young budgie that has been out of the nest for 8 days.
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Doctoral Degree
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i have had my senagal parrot 3 weeks now he was supposed to
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
this morning i found my lorikeet on bottom of cage. he has
this morning i found my lorikeet on bottom of cage. he has no movement in legs. took him to a local vet this morning, he unsure, not a bird vet. bird seems normal apart from not being able to perch. h… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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my budgie has had diarrhea like droppings all day today and
my budgie has had diarrhea like droppings all day today and hasn't eaten much. He was also pretty quiet today, though was alert, perching on one foot, not puffed up. He was fine yesterday, active and … read more
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My male teal for the past three days has been week..cage..be unsteady
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a four month old quaker. Practicing step ups His feet
I have a four month old quaker. Practicing 'step ups" His feet were on my forrfinger and I was holdin one foot in place with my thumb when he decided to take flight to the right. I felt something pop.… read more
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