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My cockatiel flew into a table last week and hurt his wing.
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Hi my male cockatiel has a large clear lump with veins visible
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I have a 12 year old lovebird who is very sick. He had a tumor
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Good day please help, our cat brought in a small mouse bird
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I recently acquired a cockatiel from friends that no longer
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I found 2 baby crows last night, they try to fly and make allot
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My 5 and 1/2 year old budgie, Charlie, was attacked by Indian
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Hi, My baby galah had a bit of a flap/fall off my arm. He
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My 15 yr old cockatiel injured his wing 3 weeks ago. At first
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My Bird is being bitten by a cat Can I use prexide to clean
My Bird is being bitten by a cat Can I use prexide to clean the bleeding wing and side of his body I cannot take him to the vet because they are so expensive, the last time I paid $350.00 just for exr… read more
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