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Our diamond dove, less than a year old, has stopped cooing
Our diamond dove, less than a year old, has stopped cooing the last couple of days and is shaking and puffed up for hours on her perch. we took her out and she tried to fly and fell to the ground.. se… read more
Dr G
Dr G
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I have a yr old Golden Comet that fal, I have a year old
I have a year old Golden Comet that appears mbeen fine untaybe to have had a stroke? She played this AM and has … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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My European Starling flew into a ceiling fan that was going
My European Starling flew into a ceiling fan that was going at about a medium/high speed. It knocked her down to the floor and she seemed very disoriented. After a while of holding her to calm her dow… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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Hello Dr. Pat! A baby white wing dove fell out of one of my
Hello Dr. Pat! A baby white wing dove fell out of one of my trees this past Monday. One of my cats went for it and I grabbed her. My original plan was to try to get it back to nest but it's too high u… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a lovebird that is 16 years old and has suddenly lost
I have a lovebird that is 16 years old and has suddenly lost back feathers, lost weight and can no longer fly. This all seems sudden. He shares his cage with his mate and she does not show any odd sig… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
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Doctoral Degree
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i think my diamond dove has a broken wing. she can fly a little.
i think my diamond dove has a broken wing. she can fly a little. i can feel a small bump in the center of the wing comparede to the other wing. and its hanging just a little lower in the end than the … read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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My Blue and Gold Macaw who is 2 years old has recently become
My Blue and Gold Macaw who is 2 years old has recently become unstable. She seems to be having problems getting on a perch almost as if she was going to fall. She scawaks every few mintues and its not… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
I have a 12year old budgie who has started hanging her head
I have a 12year old budgie who has started hanging her head down and is unable to fly. She is OK otherwise - eating and drinking normally and moving around the cage. Do you have any suggestions about … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
Hello. We have an old (17 yr old) lovebird who is losing his
Hello. We have an old (17 yr old) lovebird who is losing his balance and not able to fly much. When he does fly, he collapses upon landing and stays still for a couple of minutes before standing up. H… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
My blue quaker seems lethargic and a little off balance. Her
My blue quaker seems lethargic and a little off balance. Her wings seem a little out of alignmanet at the back and she puffs herself up andis standing on one foot?… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
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birds: need to know what your think my dove may have died of
I have a variety of other birds, and need to know what your think my dove may have died of. This is a 5-6 year old mourning dove that I raised from a baby. 12/15 - symptoms of weakness in the legs rec… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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her bobbing her head around, but has led to this strange tilted..wild
I have a white dove whose chest seems to have swelled and is now holding her head right back with chest swelled up high and forward. It started with her bobbing her head around, but has led to this st… read more
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Andrea Roberts
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female ringnecked dove with orange/yellow rough bare belly,
female ringnecked dove with orange/yellow rough bare belly, otherwise well feathered. Is this normal?… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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rescued..only a few days old and sustained an injury to her wing..flys
I rescued a mourning dove from the clutches of a hawk about 1 year ago. She was only a few days old and sustained an injury to her wing. She cannot get "lift" when she flys, she can only glide. I have… read more
Dr. Oz
Dr. Oz
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We are into our 2nd blizzard in five days here in Delaware
We are into our 2nd blizzard in five days here in Delaware with about 30 inches on the ground. Been feeding the birds in the backyard, dumping food out. Today (Feb 10th) I see two doves (I believe) si… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I just purchased an 11 week old Congo African Grey. Her flights
I just purchased an 11 week old Congo African Grey. Her flights wings have been clipped. She seems extremely un-coordinated. She has a hard time staying on any perch. I have put her in her cage with a… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
head i really dont know so if some one can please get back to me
i took my diamond dove to the vet because she is unable to fly and her head leans hard to the left her whole left side is leaning hard. The vet told me she might have a concussion or some type of tram… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My rosella parrot seems to have a broken wing. She was in
My rosella parrot seems to have a broken wing. She was in the cage with another parrot and I heard them fighting. When I got to them, she is favoring her left side. She is able to get to her food/wate… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
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