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We have a male parakeet approximately 11 years old..just
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I just adopted an umbrella cockatoo form a family that had
I just adopted an umbrella cockatoo form a family that had a scented candle burning when I visited the first time. They also brought over his "favorite" blanket the reeks of the smell. He does have a … read more
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My little parrolet has pulled feathers off but the little bone
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Hi there, I have a 4 year old African Grey. He started plucking
Hi there, I have a 4 year old African Grey. He started plucking his feathers (he basically bites them off and doesnt really "pluck" them as such). I have been to numerous vets and all basically claim … read more
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I have a small weaned young zebra dove that seems to have a
I have a small weaned young zebra dove that seems to have a cold.he is only breathing through his mouth and frequently shakes his head rapidly to discharge a thin clear liquid from his nostrils He dri… read more
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my galah is making a wheezing noise and he puffs his feathers
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My canary seems healthy and happy singing often, he eats drinks
My canary seems healthy and happy singing often, he eats drinks and loves bathing, he also enjoys free flight every morning with my other canary. For a 2 weeks he has been occasionally clicking his be… read more
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hi my budgy basil has lost energy and just sits on perch all
hi my budgy basil has lost energy and just sits on perch all day with eyes shut. before this all chirping and climbing around. notice white substance in droppings and bottom is messy. his only food is… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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my budgie has been sleeping a lot lately and is now sleeping
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Doctoral Degree
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macaw: breathing problems..him round by spraying the air..antibiotics
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budgie: yr old..his feathers ruffled/puffed up all the time..sleeps
I have an 8 yr old budgie that is sick. He sits with his feathers ruffled/puffed up all the time. He sleeps a lot of the time instead of chirping as much as he did previously. I have observed him to "… read more
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I have a young cocatiel who is about 5 and half weeks. It has
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Parrot: timid..He sits quietly and when we approach the cage..unsteady
Hello, we have an Indian Ringneck Parrot that is 11 years. This morning he appeared to be very timid and quiet which is unusual for him. He sits quietly and when we approach the cage he comes up to us… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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blue and gold macaw: kalaeb seems a little odd in his behavior.
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AFRICAN GREY: ADOPTED..RESCUE ENTER ABOUT..FEATHERS..MITES
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My 5 month old is in his first moult...really sleepy..biting
My 5 month old is in his first moult. He is really sleepy and has started biting. Is this because he's moulting? I put him to bed at eight and he's grumpy when I uncover him at 9AM. He eats and flies … read more
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I just adopted a Moluccan Cockatoo who was owned for 1 year
I just adopted a Moluccan Cockatoo who was owned for 1 year by a man who chain smoked inside his apartment with the bird living indoors as well. I've only had him a couple of days, but every once in a… read more
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