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I have a female love bird who unfortunately had an accident
i have a female love bird who unfortunately had an accident with a fan. she lost site of one eye, but years after that accident she has been having seizures for the past 4 months. about 4 months ago i… read more
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Dr. Pat
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My lovebird pair have a youngster in their nest. Prior to
My lovebird pair have a youngster in their nest. Prior to the female laying her eggs, I had to remove the male from that cage because the female was plucking his feathers to a point where he appeared … read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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I have two lovebirds, dont know the sex, but one lovebird
I have two lovebirds, don't know the sex, but one lovebird hump on the flurry mitten (it keeps them warm). This lovebird rub his output area against it for several minutes. Is this a mating ritual?… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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what can i do to stop a peach face from pulling out his feathers
what can i do to stop a peach face from pulling out his feathers and ripping his skin till he bleedes… read more
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knstrand
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My lovebird has a small abrasion on the top of one wing. I
My lovebird has a small abrasion on the top of one wing. I am not sure if it is from fighting with her mate, scraping against something or plucking out her own feathers to make a nest. It gets better … read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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how do i know gender and age of my rescued lovebird and ithink
how do i know gender and age of my rescued lovebird and ithink he/she is in heat how long does that last. thankyou… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Our lovebird has always been vocal. Other lovebird died in
Our lovebird has always been vocal. Other lovebird died in November (however the 2 birds never bonded)and Willy has been alone since then. Over the past month he has started screaming in the high pitc… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Hi I have lovbirds but I am thinking about getting parakeets
Hi I have lovbirds but I am thinking about getting parakeets instead. Are they less nippy more love able Than lovbirds? My male is very nice but female is very nippy. Should I keep only one or can I k… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have a ten and a half year old budgie, she has been unsteady
I have a ten and a half year old budgie, she has been unsteady and falling off her perch recently and not using her wings as much and using her feet and beak to get back up. Tonight she fell off and s… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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My pet lovebird has just recently become paralyzed. The only
My pet lovebird has just recently become paralyzed. The only way he gets around is by holding on to the cage with his beak. I have put his food & water at the bottom of the cage as he can not get up t… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My lovebirds may be moulting, their feathers look funny and
My lovebirds may be moulting, their feathers look funny and their skin is bare in certain areas. Also on of them( I have 3) has a bare bloody patch on one of her wings, I think she may have gotten in … read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My 9 year old sun conure is having some kind of seizures or
My 9 year old sun conure is having some kind of seizures or maybe mini strokes. Is this possible. Her feet curl up and she cant stand. Her wings go straight out and she flops around in her cage. I pic… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Our lovebird has developed symtoms as follows. Cant balance
Our lovebird has developed symtoms as follows. Can't balance on purch. His wings flair out in a seizures and can't fly or navigate. Wants to eat but can't sit on his purch to feed. He is 15 yrs old. I… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Hello Bird Doctor, My cockatiel has been molting for a very
Hello Bird Doctor, My cockatiel has been molting for a very long time. She has soft tufts of down feathers hanging from under her wings. She is also suddenly antisocial and lethargic. She also does no… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
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
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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CONURE: PERCH..IS SLEEPING, THE ONLY THING..THAT HIS FOOT STAYS STIFF
MY CONURE EVERY NIGHT FALLS FROM HIS PERCH WHILE HE IS SLEEPING, THE ONLY THING I HAVE NOTICE IS THAT HIS FOOT STAYS STIFF FOR A WHILE UNTIL… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Greetings! One of our lovebirds, age possibly seven or eight,
Greetings! One of our lovebirds, age possibly seven or eight, 'thuds' about her cage. She drops to the floor of the cage, out of her breeding box in a decidedly indelicate manner. She was rescued from… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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bird: ago and now have the top one fully extended and one
Could my bird have been switched? The primary flight feathers were cut straight across 2 mo. ago and now have the top one fully extended and one down 2 feathers from that. Is this physiologically poss… read more
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