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Hey dr.bob I'm having a similar issue with my 9yr old male losing his voice, I took him in for blood work to the ER and am still waiting for the results, aside from my concern the vets believed he was… read more
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Yesterday my Budgie flew into the hanging fly paper strip,
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Our parakeet just died all of sudden last night. She never
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.i have a female goose that had a prolapse this morning.
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My parakeet has fluffed up feathers and is oprning and shutting
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hello! my love bird start too pick his feathers maybe 1 year
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when i came home today my parakeet had ran out of water and
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