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Our pet lorikeet has started vomiting .... We change his
We change his food daily and keep his living area clean ... he did just eat a bit of fig that was a bit off ..... would that have caused vomiting so quickly? … read more
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Dr. Jaime
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a cheek conure (6 months) and he appears happy,
Hi I have a green cheek conure (6 months) and he appears happy, healthy and bright but at least twice a day he puts a claw in his ear and scratches vigorously. It usually happens when he is preening o… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I am trying to attach 3 jpegs we just took and they
I am trying to attach 3 jpegs we just took and they aren't showing up here. The beak looks very bad, just disolved, I put some Ketoconazole 2% cream on it that I had from my doctor.… read more
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My 13 year old Dusky Conure appears to be irritated on the
My 13 year old Dusky Conure appears to have irritation and inflammation on the skin around the sides of the beak and nostrils. She is just a little pink. I am concerned in case she has a skin conditio… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Our new, 10 wk-old german shepherd puppy caught our 11/2 y/o
Our new, 10 wk-old german shepherd puppy caught our 11/2 y/o male plum-headed parakeet twice...we were able to wrench the parakeet out of her mouth, and he has seemed "fine" - no blood, open wounds, e… read more
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I have a 15 year old Caique that has a red swollen area on
I have a 15 year old Caique that has a red swollen area on his right leg that he picks at. I have been giving he AviPow (an antifungal/antibacterial powder). It seems to clear up but then he picks at … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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I have a Dusky LORI that is lifting his tail and act like he
I have a Dusky LORI that is lifting his tail and act like he is straining and make a soft cry after he raises his tail earlier his rectum was bleeding with mucus. need you help we have no bird vets in… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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We have just had a baby (around 8 weeks old) dusky-rainbow
We have just had a baby (around 8 weeks old) dusky-rainbow cross lorikeet ('Troll') die suddenly, within a week of being brought in from his nest box in our aviary. We have another baby, who is a stan… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
by 25 yr old red lory died this afternoon. I knew lories lifespan
by 25 yr old red lory died this afternoon. I knew lories lifespan is 20-25 yrs so I believe it was due mainly to age. She was eating normal, however in the last few years her feet slowly progressed to… read more
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Military Macaw: cataracts..eyes and is now almost completely blind
I have a 60 y/o Military Macaw who, over the past year, has gotten cataracts in both eyes and is now almost completely blind. It is affecting his behaviour, not in a good way, and he is very anxious, … read more
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ALLDVM
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i have a lorie that is egg bound, she tries to pass the egg
i have a lorie that is egg bound, she tries to pass the egg but it is still in what i would call a sac? she has been like this for 24 hour,she has heat in the avery it is well over 35centergrade.she i… read more
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My female goose cant open her bill. We have cleaned it and
My female goose can't open her bill. We have cleaned it and can only open it enough to get a tube in and give her cream of wheat. What could this be? Our male goose is fine. She has lost alot of weigh… read more
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Dr. Jo
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My little canary is ill. Although he continues to eat and
My little canary is ill. Although he continues to eat and drink he sleeps a great deal, sneezes, wipes his beak on the perch, tail bobs and sometimes has to rub his eyes to get them to open. He has be… read more
Dr. Angela
Dr. Angela
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Doctoral Degree
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Female dusky conure feather picking and weight loss. Her keel
Female dusky conure feather picking and weight loss. Her keel is alarmingly sharp. Her diet is Zupreem pellets, and water in a dish we change several times a day. I see her eating the pellets, about 2… read more
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Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Hi there my lorikeet has started sneezing, how should I treat
Hi there my lorikeet has started sneezing, how should I treat him, do they have a tendency to get chills… read more
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Dr. Jaime
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Doctoral Degree
225 satisfied customers
Lorikeet: his top beak at both sides is peeling, it is not too bad
I have a Lorikeet and his top beak at both sides is peeling, it is not too bad and does not seem to be getting worse but I wonder if he lacks some vitamin?? regards, Pam… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I am currently caring for two Lorikeets which were abandoned
I am currently caring for two Lorikeets which were abandoned when the tree in which they were being raised was lopped as part of a clearing exercise for a dam. The parents did not return. They appear … read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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dog: Her leg is broken, wing damaged...heartbroken
A dog bit our 20 y/o quaker parrot. Her leg is broken, wing damaged. W are heartbroken, what do we do? Please help… read more
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