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Found a dove in backyard with injuries to its beak. It also
Found a dove in backyard with injuries to its beak. It also is having trouble flying. I was able to catch it and put in in a cage. It looks like it can't eat or drink? What should I do?… read more
Dr G
Dr G
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Doctoral Degree
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My European Starling flew into a ceiling fan that was going
My European Starling flew into a ceiling fan that was going at about a medium/high speed. It knocked her down to the floor and she seemed very disoriented. After a while of holding her to calm her dow… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
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my name is***** recently inherited a dove that was
Hello my name is Dale. I recently inherited a dove that was hanging around our street for days and couldn't fly well. It wouldn't go away and I was worried that the cats would kill it. It was rather t… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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Hello Dr. I rescued a small white wing dove from a larger adult
Hello Dr. I rescued a small white wing dove from a larger adult that was pecking at it. I have read all of the posts and I 'm pretty sure it's doing ok. It's alert and in much better shape then when r… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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found baby magpie in back yard have been looking after it for
found baby magpie in back yard have been looking after it for 2 weeks, it has been walking around and purching on the table. last night the bird fell of the table, know he can not use his legs he can … read more
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DocB
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Doctoral Degree
53 satisfied customers
Please can you help We have an old budgie, he was my partners
Please can you help? We have an old budgie, he was my partners before we met and he is about 15 years old! He has always flown freely around the house and lived a healthy life. About 9 months ago he a… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My 3 year old parakeet, Willie, is holding his left leg in
My 3 year old parakeet, Willie, is holding his left leg in the air. It obviously hurts him to put it down. This has been true for about a day. I see no blood, and no swelling. He's eating and drinking… read more
Dr. Hinson
Dr. Hinson
Associate Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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them fly almost in circles b4 crashing back dwn this has been going
i hav 2 white garden doves unwell, they are twisting there heads 2 the side into a posistion that a human would rest the side of there head on a pillow they r not flying properly and flying with there… read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
Veterinarian
BA
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I have two white wing dove that I found in my yard when their
I have two white wing dove that I found in my yard when their nest fell. They were 3 to 4 days old. Raised on Kaytee exact and small seed until weaning. They are now on a seed based diet. One of them … read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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My cockatiel was flying around, and ran into the counter by
My cockatiel was flying around, and ran into the counter by mistake and slid to the floor. Now, he is limping. He's keeping his one foot tucked up under him. The toes are extremely warm to the touch, … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
5,376 satisfied customers
We are into our 2nd blizzard in five days here in Delaware
We are into our 2nd blizzard in five days here in Delaware with about 30 inches on the ground. Been feeding the birds in the backyard, dumping food out. Today (Feb 10th) I see two doves (I believe) si… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
i have doves. iI started out with 3 and now have 9. i have
i have doves. iI started out with 3 and now have 9. i have a pet shop that takes the babies,iended up with 9 because i kept getting attached to the babies when i would train them to be friendly and st… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My dove is losing the feathers around her neck. I have checked
My dove is losing the feathers around her neck. I have checked to see if she has a mite of any kind but can see nothing.She can not fly and lives by herself...with forays outside with a guinea pig.… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Hello, Im new to pigeon/dove keeping and have been the
Hello, I'm new to pigeon/dove keeping and have been the proud owner of four white fantails for the past year. The original two pairs produced young (ten birds) and we've added four new birds from a ve… read more
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Dr. Lisa
Doctoral Degree
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I have 2 cockatiels that seem healthy. They eat, drink and
I have 2 cockatiels that seem healthy. They eat, drink and void normally, as far as I can tell. They live in a cage that is 8 feet tall and 4 feet square. They used to fly to the floor to graze for dr… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
There is an adolescent mouring(morning) dove in my garden.
There is an adolescent mouring(morning) dove in my garden. I noticed a larger dove ontop of this bird, pecking him to death. I went out & shooed the larger bird away. This bird made it from the middle… read more
Dr. G.
Dr. G.
DVM
711 satisfied customers
i recently bought two white ringnecked doves. im not sure of
i recently bought two white ringnecked doves. im not sure of the genders. the one has always been doing the bow and coo that doves do when they are trying to mate. i have just assumed that it was a ma… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
5,376 satisfied customers
domestic ringneck dove is holding his head back, looking up.
domestic ringneck dove is holding his head back, looking up. he has full mobility, and but keeps to returning his head to the same position. he throat is protruding, but it does not feel like a knot. … read more
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
5,376 satisfied customers
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