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My budgie is very red at the top of the beak. His feather
Hi my budgie is very red at the top of the beak. His feather are roughed so I take it is not well. Can you help please … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
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I have a 6 year old sun conure (guessing a male but never
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My sunconure parrot has broken s lower beak in half. As he
My sunconure parrot has broken his lower beak in half. As he now has a lower left and right beak. What should I do?… read more
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I have a 18 month old yellow naped amazon and her beak is
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Dr. Dan
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I have an elderly ringneck dove that has a blackened beak. I
Hello Dr. Pat. I have an elderly ringneck dove that has a blackened beak. I am looking for help. Is there a charge for your assistance?… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have amaroon bellie conure that is around 25 yrs old his
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Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Hi. It looks like my cockatiel has seperated some skin from
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Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
I have an Indian ringneck parakeet. She is about 4 months old.
I have an Indian ringneck parakeet. She is about 4 months old. She will tolerate me holding her and will sit on my shoulder. However, she will not come to me, she will not eat from my hand. Is there a… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
My 5 year old male Eclectus brok off the top tip of his beak
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Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
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We just picked up a curlew of the road, he has been hit by
We just picked up a curlew of the road, he has been hit by a car. Both his legs are broken, one has broken through the skin, the other is still straight, and his beak is broken, what are his chances o… read more
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Dr. Bruce
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Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
228 satisfied customers
I have a female peach face love bird. She appears to be very
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Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My poor sun conure has a broken foot Today, his right foot
My poor sun conure has a broken foot? Today, his right foot has all the toes facing forward. The toes are all limp and he can't walk on them. We aren't sure what might have caused this, this morning o… read more
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bird: rubbed..There was bleeding..Should he be seen by a veterinarian?
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
green cheek conure: acts..shaking..biting (he usually chews my shirt
my green cheek conure caught his head in the door, just under his throat. He acts as if his beak is injured, shaking his head and rubbing his beak gently back and forth however he is not biting (he us… read more
Dr. Pat
Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
have a male 7 yr old parakeet. has a split running length wise
have a male 7 yr old parakeet. has a split running length wise on his beak. he kind of cries or "bitches" when he eats but otherwise he is OK. We think he got it hitting a metal ball in his cage. Can … read more
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Dr. Pat
Bird Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
3,596 satisfied customers
Our cockatiel sustained a small cut (2 mm) over one nostril
Our cockatiel sustained a small cut (2 mm) over one nostril (above the cere) last night after flying off his "tree" and landing near the dog who may or may not have touched him. I was standing right t… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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I was closing my hens in for the night and one of them has
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Deb Jankura
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I live in hawaii and have a common myna I rescued off the ground
I live in hawaii and have a common myna I rescued off the ground and hand fed from a baby. He is part of the family and has quite a vocabulary. I noticed recently his bright orange beak close to his h… read more
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Doc Evan
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