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My conure was dancing on his concrete perch and knocked a
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BA
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I have a conure who sounds like he may have a cold he wants
I have a conure who sounds like he may have a cold he wants lots of attention and is not him self.… read more
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Our cheeked conure all of a sudden has balance issues (falls
Our green cheeked conure all of a sudden has balance issues (falls off his perch onto the floor of the cage), is very lethargic, and is not making any noises at all. He is still eating and drinking.… read more
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Hi Dr. Pat, I tried to answer you, but it cost again. Roo
Hi Dr. Pat, I tried to answer you, but it cost again. Roo is a bit better and thanks for all of your well thought out suggestions. I live 2 hours away from a good Vet in Ottawa, Canada. Roo wouldn't d… read more
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Dr. Pat
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I have a 9 month old Linnie who has had his beak trimmed at
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have a tenant with a conjure whose vet told her to wash the
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Dr. Bruce
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My male budgie(2yrs old) has stopped talking, goes back into
My male budgie(2yrs old) has stopped talking, goes back into his cage not wanting to fly around, has twice vomited up his seed in the last 3 days. We have seen him eat normally, feed him bits of apple… read more
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I have one parakeet in his cage. He loves the toys and is always
I have one parakeet in his cage. He loves the toys and is always playing with them. He won't step up onto my hand but he doesn't fly away either. He won't eat "people" food but loves his daily seed an… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Fluffy is 4weeksolsandhas been hand fed since 9 days old. He
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Dr. Dustin
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my african grey parrot has always had loose stool. since the
my african grey parrot has always had loose stool. since the day i got him, its been loose. he refuses to eat bird food so i try to feed him a fairly heaalthy diet (minus the occasional bean and chees… read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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Have a parakeet, approximately 5 years old. Lately, his feathers
Have a parakeet, approximately 5 years old. Lately, his feathers have been 'fluffed' up, his eyes are much smaller in size, and he seems to be sitting lower on his favorite perch. Also, I don't see as… read more
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Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
cockatiel: last couple of days he has been sleeping a lot..cage..drink
I have had my cockatiel for 6 years and he would never come out until 6 weeks ago. The last couple of days he has been sleeping a lot on the bottom of his cage but still climbing up to eat and drink. … read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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cockatiel: 2 yrs old..Today I noticed a clogged nostril..his cage
I have a male cockatiel about 2 yrs old. Today I noticed a clogged nostril that I know was not that way yesterday, The clog is yellow in color. I thoroughly clean his cage once a week and change food … read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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I have a young budgie where I can feel its breastbone. It sleeps
I have a young budgie where I can feel its breastbone. It sleeps a lot and I have given it a variety of food. It flies fine and the droppings are fine. Do I have reason to be concerned?… read more
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Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
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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
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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I saw a wild morning dove on my deck for two days now. he
I saw a wild morning dove on my deck for two days now. he looks perfectly fine except i think he has a hole in his chest. when he drinks water, it comes out this hole. when he eats seeds, it too comes… read more
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Doctoral Degree
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Cockatiel ingested very soft and pliable rubber "no slip grip" off of a pet food bowl. unaccounted for rubber measures about 4 inch long by 1/2 inch wide by 1.5 millimeter thick. Bird acting normal, c… read more
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
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My green cheek conure is puffed up a lot, but he has a healthy
My green cheek conure is puffed up a lot, but he has a healthy appatite and is quite active and talkative. He bathes often and has bright eyes. Is the puffyness just something he is doing for attentio… read more
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Dr. Lisa
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Dr. Pat

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25+ years working primarily or exclusively with birds

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Dr. Bob

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