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Our 8 year old budgie has recently been losing his flight
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August Abbott, CAS
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I'm so happy you had a good experience with Dr. Salkin! Do
I'm so happy you had a good experience with Dr. Michael Salkin! Do you have any follow-up questions about your bird or would you like a second opinion on anything? It's included! what food brand would… read more
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Got your anwer to my question about Kiki, the budgie with
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I have a parakeet and his nose was blue at first and now
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on the legs, close to claws, small bumps with very little circular
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Hello. My name isXXXXX have a 6 years old male budgie.
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Hi. My albino parakeet has had bumps on his cere for the past
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I have a cockateil, male I think. Yadi is about 2.5 years
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I have 2 male budgies, one is about seven and the other is
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