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Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine, Veterinarian
Category: Bird Veterinary
Satisfied Customers: 1388
Experience:  D.V.M. 26 years of small animal emergency and general medicine, including pet birds, poultry, waterfowl, and birds of prey.
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My sweet Cockateil has been sick couple of months

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Hello, my sweet Cockateil has been sick for a couple of months and is on his second round of baytril injections twice a day for 14 days. Hes gone feom being a chubby Robust bird to boney and week.I have to clean his nostrils out 2xs a day and use antibiotic drops in his nostrils twice a day. i keep a heat lamp on him and run the shower twice aday for the steam. I keep his cage clean and dry and change his food and water daily. Hes so sick ....I just dont know what els to do for him and our vet charged me a small fortune our last visit and hes just not getting better. Do you have any other suggestions?
Sincerely PeggySue
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Bird Veterinary
Expert:  Dr. Elaine replied 2 years ago.
Hi there, this is Dr. Elaine
So sorry to hear about your birdie.
How old is he?
What kind of food is he eating daily?
Do you know what tests were done and/or what the diagnosis was?
Expert:  Dr. Elaine replied 2 years ago.
I will be back on line after 8am.