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Bird has awhooping cough sound, 5 years of age louise, louise, no she acts and eats well has lost weight

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She has awhooping cough...

She has awhooping cough sound

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'm sorry to hear that. Coughing can be worrying. The Expert will know what you should do. What is the bird's name and age?

5 years of age louise

Veterinarian's Assistant: What is the bird's name?

Louise

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about Louise?

No she acts and eats well has lost weight

Submitted: 11 months ago.Category: Bird Veterinary
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Bird Veterinarian: Scott Perry, Bird Veterinarian replied 11 months ago
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Hello. My name is***** and I am an avian veterinarian that can answer your question. I understand that Louise has a cough. I am sorry to hear about that. Can you please tell me what kind of a bird is Louise?

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