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I have a 25 yr old nandy conure and past three weeks
I have a 25 yr old nandy conure and for the past three weeks he has been sitting in the bottom corner of his cage on a toy and making peeping noises continually. He is eating and drinking. Before he w… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a male parakeet almost 11 female 5. She has a nest box
I have a male parakeet almost 11 female 5. She has a nest box and both birds had been inside it at one point but no eggs. I found the male at the bottom of the cage. There is a sign of maybe the femal… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I just was on your site. We have 2 15 month old parakeets(we
I just was on your site. We have 2 15 month old parakeets(we think are both male) One is not eating and has now gone below the feed dish to lay down. He crawled there. He hasn't been eating much for a… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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My parakeet is having seizures and is falling of the perch.
My parakeet is having seizures, he will be at a perch and begin falling backwards off a perch. Falls to the bottom of the cage makes noise when he hits the bottom (I would guess he gets scared).he is … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My bird has just fallen out of his cage ,I think he had a stroke
My bird has just fallen out of his cage ,I think he had a stroke or broke his neck. He is still alive.. I have him wrapped in a towel and am keeping him warm… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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my blue gloucester canary who is about 9-10 years old had a
my blue gloucester canary who is about 9-10 years old had a stroke or seizure yesterday....he seems to be blind now and not eating or drinking, I know his age is old for a canary also...I thought I wo… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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I am presently bird sitting an (Congo) African Grey for a lady
I am presently bird sitting an (Congo) African Grey for a lady who is dealing with a serious illness. It has been over a week now that "Echo" has not talked. Does not want to come out of his cage. He … read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
my Quaker parrot has, for the past 2 days, gotten up with one
my Quaker parrot has, for the past 2 days, gotten up with one eye closed. she also seems to be having problems navigating in and on her cage she is still eating and talking some .. I am very worried b… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
We have a newly purchased Parakeet and I believe that it has
We have a newly purchased Parakeet and I believe that it has dislocated it's wing. I don't know what to do or if I need to do anything. The bird (Merlin is his name) was trying to fly in his cage and … read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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We have a ten month old male and although hes quite timid
We have a ten month old male and although he's quite timid (and not tame) he likes to fly around when we're in the room. A few days ago he fell behind the wall-mounted TV and it was a major op to get … read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Hi. Yesterday, our female parakeet held her head at a very
Hi. Yesterday, our female parakeet held her head at a very strange angle most of the day, and her breathing seemed rapid, or at least more obvious than normal. The angle of her head was sort of like s… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My bird (peachface) is having problems with its feet, they
My bird (peachface) is having problems with it's feet, they seem clenched and seems to be having problems and even pain using them. It fell off it's porch during the night, sat on the bottom of the ca… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
This morning, our three year old parakeet will not use one
This morning, our three year old parakeet will not use one of his legs/claws. He is just holding it tight to his body; balancing on one leg. He lives with a one year old male parakeet. The claw will n… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a 18 year old lovebird who suddendly got sick she was
I have a 18 year old lovebird who suddendly got sick she was very lethargy and wouldn't eat or sit on perch. The vet put her on avian and said she didn't think she would make it. I've been keepin her … read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Budgie: 10 months old..excellent health..developed..cage bars
WE have a male English Budgie Parakeet, 10 months old and generally in excellent health. All of a sudden, about two hours ago, he has developed foot problems. He is constantly "chewing" at his feet an… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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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
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cockatiel: arthritis..cage..his beak when he sleeps, but this looks
Hi I have a cockatiel that is over 25 years old and has arthritis in its legs which causes imbalance and he sometimes falls off his perch. He now holds on to the side of the cage with his beak when he… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
We purchased 2 parakeets a couple of years ago M/F the F died
We purchased 2 parakeets a couple of years ago M/F the F died after a few weeks.So for 2 years he has been alone. He seems very angry,He whisels, does not talk, won't get on finger. He stays in his ca… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
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