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Hi, Dr. Bob! I have a question for you. I have a yellow headed
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Our parakeet, Sunny, has recently quit vocalizing (within the
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Hi I have lovbirds but I am thinking about getting parakeets
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My african grey is about 14 years old. She started laying
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Our baby parakeets have some dried poop stuck on their feet.
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parakeets: growth on the top of there beaks and around to there eyes
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I have an Indian Ringneck parakeet, about 6 months old, white
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We have a Cockatiel who seems to be ill. We have noticed that
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Hi. My albino parakeet has had bumps on his cere for the past
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I have 2 young parakeets. They are playful and singing all
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I just got my parakeet about 6 weeks ago. I noticed right
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We purchased 2 parakeets a couple of years ago M/F the F died
We purchased 2 parakeets a couple of years ago M/F the F died after a few weeks.So for 2 years he has been alone. He seems very angry,He whisels, does not talk, won't get on finger. He stays in his ca… read more
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I have a one year old Parakeet, who started puking this morning,
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My boss bought some birds for our workplace. There are three
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