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She is holding her head to the side, breathing heverly, an
She is holding her head to the side, breathing heverly, an can't get her balance, she fell of porch. … read more
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Dr. Dan
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I have an African Grey Parrot, he's about 25 years old. He
i have an African Grey Parrot, he's about 25 years old. He fell off of his perch. He doesn't act right after that. I know this sounds funny, but when he eats he makes a muttering sound. He kind of lea… read more
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, I have an African Grey, about 30 years old. We have noticed
, I have an African Grey, about 30 years old. We have noticed the he is having a problem with balance and he keeps his head turned to one side looking up all the time. This has been going on 2-3 days.… read more
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Dr. Dan
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My African grey parrot Kind of fell off his perch and caught
My African grey parrot Kind of fell off his perch and caught himself but I had to help him get back on the perch...when I tried to have him step up on my hand it seemed he didn't quite know where his … read more
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Dr. Bob
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Hello: All seems well after the trip and the bird is unofficially
Hello: All seems well after the trip and the bird is unofficially out of quarantine. He still has his beak trouble - it grows up like a sabre on one side. The vet who trimmed it in Athens notes it imp… read more
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Dr. Bob
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hi my african grey has pulled out the feathers around his legs,
hi my african grey has pulled out the feathers around his legs, tummy and back over 36 hrs. he is frantically pulling them out and is now naked. what can i do? is it mites?… read more
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My budgie is 12 years old, about a week ago he was sitting
My budgie is 12 years old, about a week ago he was sitting at the bottom of his cage, breathing heavily and struggling to stay upright or climb a ladder to the lowest perch. He stopped eating at this … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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My 22 yr old Quaker was startled and fell off his perch onto
My 22 yr old Quaker was startled and fell off his perch onto the floor last week. My husbands poodle tried to pick it up, but spit feathers out. The raucous they caused alerted my husband, and he put … read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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My 40 year-old African Grey parrot fell seems to have had a
My 40 year-old African Grey parrot fell seems to have had a stroke (left side)--2 weeks ago, he lost balance on one side and fell to bottom of cage. Since then his appetite is not as good; speech is o… read more
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
My Sun Connure Parrot has the lower part of the beak shoved
My Sun Connure Parrot has the lower part of the beak shoved to the side. I don't know how this happened although I her perch fell the other day. It is about a 12 inch drop. What can I do to help her? … read more
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My yellow naped amazon parrot fell off her perch onto her back. Her feet are ridged to her body, curled up. She has labored breathing and not responsive. She has been quiet and hasn't r=eaten or drank… read more
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my duck fell about 6 feet and landed on her chest, tried to
my duck fell about 6 feet and landed on her chest, tried to lay down and had a hard time breathing. She is now standing and moving very slow and refuses to lay down. she is a 5 year old khaki cambel. … read more
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Blue Throated macaw, 10 years old. Chronically very thin,
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MY SISTER HAS TWO BUDGIES SHE HASNT FED THEM FOR TWO WEEKS
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My parakeet ran into my ceiling fan at full speed. He fell
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Help!! I just noticed my eclectus not acting right and I can't get him to the vet until the morning. When I changed his water bowl this evening, he didn't want to move off of it to let me change it wh… read more
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my parrot is sick and has collapsed off his perch he has been
my parrot is sick and has collapsed off his perch he has been trying to climb but is unsteady so is lying in the bottom of his cage when he was on his perch his head was drooping forward and he didnt … read more
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