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I have a 16 year old jenday conure. he's shaking his head up
I have a 16 year old jenday conure. he's shaking his head up and down like something is stuck in his throat and is clearly uncomfortable. I don't live anywhere near an avian vet. Is there anything I c… read more
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Dr. Leah Hill
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I found my cockatiel dead inside s cage with s neck broken
I found my cockatiel dead inside his cage with his neck broken and his left eye popped. I would like to know what the cause of death is.… read more
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Katie Volat
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my love birds beak is not pointy like the others, its more
my love birds beak is not pointy like the others, its more thick and rounded. can you let me why and is there something wrong with it? thanks Rose… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
my green cheek conure got his beak bitten off by the dog, thru
my green cheek conure got his beak bitten off by the dog, thru the cage bars. its off about 1/4 inch below his nostrils. he's not bleeding anymore, and acting pretty normal, all things considered. i'm… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My cockatiel seems to have a parasite in her upper beak nostrils,
My cockatiel seems to have a parasite in her upper beak nostrils, can you recommend a remedy I can buy from a vet? My pet received an injury about six months ago which put her beak out of alignment & … read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have a green cheek conure who is constantly rubbing hi beak,
I have a green cheek conure who is constantly rubbing hi beak, either on his cage or on your clothing. No I notice that ther is crusted blood around his nostril. Help. He seems to be healthy and eats … read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Hi, My little cockatiel hit a glass door at full speed. His
Hi, My little cockatiel hit a glass door at full speed. His beak turned whitish (upper half of upper beak) and he has a couple of bloody spots, one a little below his nostrils, the other on the upper … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
5,376 satisfied customers
I have a bird named Oliver that is around one year old. We
I have a bird named Oliver that is around one year old. We got him from a private seller and he was raised with other birds. He has problems breathing. He opens his mouth and every once in a while the… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My amazon parrot for about 4 months now is blowing air out
My amazon parrot for about 4 months now is blowing air out of his nostrils, usually right before bed time. He is also scratching his left "ear". Beside this, he is acting normal, eating, playing and h… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Our 40 yr old Double yellow head has been lethargic for a couple
Our 40 yr old Double yellow head has been lethargic for a couple days He eat poops talks but has been less energetic and has been resting his beak on the bars of his cage and this morning when an top … read more
Hawkedoc
Hawkedoc
Veterinarian
119 satisfied customers
budgies: really sick:( he falls off his perch..keeps falling..cage
Dear Dr Dan, I have two budgies. One of them is really sick:( he falls off his perch all the time. He can't fly or walk properly and keeps falling over on the bottom of the cage when he tries to get b… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
5,376 satisfied customers
scarlet macaw: When I came home last night I noticed..as active..usual
I have a 7 mo. old scarlet macaw. When I came home last night I noticed that he was not as active as usual. On closer observation I noticed that he was using his beak very little for climbing etc. I f… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Tiel: one female..bottom of its cage rocking back & forth
2 days ago we purchased a Grey Tiel. It was caged with 2 other birds, one male & one female. At the time it was sitting at the bottom of it's cage rocking back & forth. This behaviour has contined sin… read more
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Dr. Jodi Lynn Smith
Medical Director/Staff Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
689 satisfied customers
A week ago one of my 2 parakeets died suddenly of unknown causes.
A week ago one of my 2 parakeets died suddenly of unknown causes. My other parakeet did not seem sick at all. Today I notice that he has a little brownish speck next to his upper beak which I at first… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Today my blue crowned conure appeared with a small red looking
Today my blue crowned conure appeared with a small red looking "blister" on his eyelid. Also, on the other eye... it "seemed" abnormal... but I could be too paranoid. But then he came with a slightly … read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Parakeet was fine ealier today now is perching, eyes closed,
Parakeet was fine ealier today now is perching, eye's closed, won't move, wings were up a little bit but now in normal postion. Just purchased on Monday too.… read more
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Dr. Bethany Tapp
Owner/Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
15 satisfied customers
We bought a parakeet 2 days ago (about 7 weeks old), who was
We bought a parakeet 2 days ago (about 7 weeks old), who was very active the first day. He was climbing up the cage a lot and kept falling. One time he fell and just stayed lying on his stomach. Somet… read more
Doc Evan
Doc Evan
Professor
DVM, PhD
1,054 satisfied customers
birds: his upper beak, near the nostrils..hiding..breeding box
Hi, I have an Indian Ringneck (Male) who has developed black markings around his upper beak, near the nostrils. He has been hiding out in a breeding box to avoid the other birds. Once out of the box h… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
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