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I have a baby cockatiel that has had a terrible wing
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My cockatiel has dried blood and both nostrils inflamed. It
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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He's plucking out his tail feathers till it bleeds. About a
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He seems to be breathing heavy and his tail is bobbing up
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My Cockateil has dried blood around one nostril. He seems to
My Cockateil has dried blood around one nostril. He seems to be acting fine. … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My bird's leg seems raw and swollen. It's the one with his I
My bird's leg seems raw and swollen. It's the one with his I d ring. I don't see any cuts. It seems to bother him because he won't put the leg down. … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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Unfortunately, my bird passed away and I'm having difficulty
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We are trying to find another female companion for our 5/ 6
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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Our female cockatiel was taken to the vet several weeks ago
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I have a 2 year old parakeet with symptoms of sitting in
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I just bought a linnie parakeet the breeder told me to give
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We have a female Ringneck Parrot - she's about six year old
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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My cockatiel began presenting with a bloody nostril with clear
My cockatiel began presenting with a bloody nostril with clear fluid discharge. She seems to be acting normal but can you please advise me what to do?… read more
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I have 13 cocatiels in a big avery one is plucking all her
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Dr. Bob
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cockatiel: wing..There was dried blood on the side of the cage
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Doctoral Degree
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Hi, Our hand raised, Peach Face Cockatiel has been with us for almost 2.5 years now. He is a lovely bird but he continues to hiss and bite when we come near his cage. Once he steps onto me, however, h… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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My male lovebird has started plucking the feathers off of my
My male lovebird has started plucking the feathers off of my female lovebird. They are almost two years old and this behavior started about a month or so ago. What can I do to prevent this. I keep a l… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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My 18 month old male cockateil wont stop screaming, it has
My 18 month old male cockateil wont stop screaming, it has got worse, its not as if he is in the cage when he does it but hes out most off the day, he screams when someone knocks on the door, he screa… read more
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