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Parakeet has lost many of her tail feathers over the last
Parakeet has lost many of her tail feathers over the last month. She has also been substantially less active than normal the last three or four days. Any ideas on what we can do for her? … read more
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My parakeet does not have feathers on his. He does not
My parakeet does not have feathers on his butt. He does not appear to be cleaning the stool off. … read more
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I have an indian ringneck, she has developed a habit of
Hi, I have an indian ringneck, she has developed a habit of splintering her flight feathers, and occasionally plucking at her chest feathers. I suspect it has become a habit, because we had a similar … read more
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Dr. Bryd
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I just bought a parakeet two days ago to keep my Quaker
I just bought a parakeet two days ago to keep my Quaker parot company during the day while I'm at work. They stay in separate cages because my Quaker is Ill tempered. Anyways what I need to know the p… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My Parakeet has fallen three times to the bottom of the
My Parakeet has fallen three times to the bottom of the cage. He lets me picking him up, which is very unusual. I just got done cleaning his bottom for it was dirty. Fecal was very loose … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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She's a 3 year old mustache parakeet and has recently
She's a 3 year old mustache parakeet and has recently started plucking her chest feathers. In some areas skin is showing. I have given more toys and vitamins. Food variation and anti-stress drops. Not… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
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She's bleeding from her bum or around it... cannot tell.
She's bleeding from her bum or around it... cannot tell. It's not continuous nor perfuswly … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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I have two birds that had babies and unfortunately after a
hi I have two birds that had babies and unfortunately after a while the mother attacked the father so I had to separate them in different cages I have the cages close together so the father can see th… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,603 satisfied customers
My pet parrot is picking her fearhers. Its picking her
name FLUFFY AGE I DO NOT KNOW I HAVE HER FOR ABOUT 4 YEARS … read more
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Thomas Mohn
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My Parakeet is plucking all his feathers out. My parakeet
No just hes lost a lot of feathers and he lives with two females… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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Our parakeet was flying around in its cage and now has blood
Our parakeet was flying around in its cage and now has blood on its wing. There's blood spray in the bottom of the cage and smears around the cage. I can't tell if the bleeding has stopped. When I sta… read more
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This question concerns what research says is called a
This question concerns what research says is called a 'Quaker Parrot/Monk Parakeet. The original owner said the the bird was three years old. The bird is green with a greyish chest & tummy. The bird i… read more
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Sophie Knafo
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i have 6 cockatiels all in the same cage one of them continuously
i have 6 cockatiels all in the same cage one of them continuously plucks her feathers she is a female all white with strawberry colored eyes I have two more I guess they refer to them as albino someon… read more
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parrot: sweet..grooming..his own cage and she started plucking herself
my quaker parrot is a sweet female who lives at my grooming shop, we brought a male in with his own cage and she started plucking herself to the point of causing an open wound on her back HELP what ca… read more
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Dr. Elaine
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My 3 year old parakeet, Pip, has always been a groomer, but
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Dr. Lisa
Dr. Lisa
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I have a parakeet that has been bullied by another parakeet
I have a parakeet that has been bullied by another parakeet in the same cage. It looks like the parakeet is hurt. Her tail feathers have been snipped or pulled out and she her wings are not up against… read more
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
MY BLUE QUAKER PLUCKS HER FEATHERS EVERY JANUARY. WHEN SHE
MY BLUE QUAKER PLUCKS HER FEATHERS EVERY JANUARY. WHEN SHE IS DONE SHE PLUCKS CHARLIE. I HAVE TRIED EVERYTHING. MY VET DOES NOT KNOW WHY BUT ADMITS NOT KNOWING MUCH ABOUT BIRDS. GAVE ME DROPS TO CALM … read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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My Cockatiel was sitting one day and then lifted up her wing
My Cockatiel was sitting one day and then lifted up her wing and I saw some skin. She is plucking her herself under her wing, but not anywhere else. I don't know what to do and she seems to be happy. … read more
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Dr. Dan
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