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My parakeet was exposed to wood floor stain fumes

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my parakeet was exposed to wood floor stain fumes for approximately an hour. He seems fine and is now outside in his cage. Are there any other precautions I need to take because of this mistake ?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Bird Veterinary
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I haven't received an answer. Any advice?
Expert:  Dr. Michael Salkin replied 2 years ago.
You're correct to be concerned and so I would place Marly in an area - perhaps a sheltered one outside - where no fumes have reached in order to detoxicate him as soon as possible. There aren't any specific antidotes to such intoxication. I'm sorry that your question wasn't answered in a timely manner. We don't have as many avian-oriented vets on the site as we do for other pets. Please respond with further questions or concerns if you wish.