Bird Veterinary

Have Bird Questions? Ask a Bird Specialist.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Bird Veterinary Questions
I found a budgie that has been out overnight and now very
Hi i found a budgie that has been out overnight and now very lethargic and looks to be dying. What should i do?b … read more
DrNickiDVM
DrNickiDVM
Veterinarian
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
5,189 satisfied customers
A few days ago she decided to take a bath in her water bowl
A few days ago she decided to take a bath in her water bowl (she does that) but she was sopping wet and the doors were open to let a breeze in... and i think she got a bit too cold while she was wet t… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
54,490 satisfied customers
I have a fancy budgie who I have had for more than 5 years
Hi, I have a fancy budgie who I have had for more than 5 years and I'm really worried about him … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Veterinarian
Avian Medicine Residency
4,726 satisfied customers
I noticed my 4 month old budgie tail start bobbing
I noticed my 4 month old budgie tail start bobbing yesterday … read more
SamanthaL127
SamanthaL127
Associate Veterinarian
DVM
75 satisfied customers
My budgie has just gone through what I can only describe as
My budgie has just gone through what I can only describe as a coughing episode? She "coughed" for a while, then sat with tail bobbing for a bit and now seems okay. We heard her at 4am a few nights ago… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Veterinarian
Avian Medicine Residency
4,726 satisfied customers
I noticed this morning her tail was bobbing while breathing
I noticed this morning her tail was bobbing while breathing and she keeps shivering from time to time is this cause for concern? I saw this is a symptom that she might be sick … read more
paul brazzell
paul brazzell
49,852 satisfied customers
Bird puffed up. Sorry, parakeet and eyes closed and tail
Sorry, parakeet and eyes closed and tail bobbing up and down … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
54,490 satisfied customers
Budgie. Trying to send a message. I'm having issues with
I'm having issues with sending a message however I will try this again. I have three birds and they're all in the living room area. My one bird is hunched over a lot and sleeping more than usual. She still eating and acting normal on occasion … read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
54,490 satisfied customers
My budgie is sick. Oh wait never mind its a parakeet. She is
She does not wanna eat. She does not move alot. And she sits on one foot … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Veterinarian
Avian Medicine Residency
4,726 satisfied customers
My budgie's crop is swollen, he bobs his head to try to
My budgie's crop is swollen, he bobs his head to try to swallow seeds, and his feathers don't look healthy. He's also been drinking a lot of water lately, and the poop at bottom of the cage is watery … read more
KathreneB
KathreneB
Veterinarian
DVM
14 satisfied customers
We got a parakeet/budgie from another owner who didn't want
Hello! We got a parakeet/budgie from another owner who didn't want to take care of it anymore. Recently, I've noticed a couple of strange signs, keep in mind that the budgie is scared of us and I've b… read more
KathreneB
KathreneB
Veterinarian
DVM
14 satisfied customers
I rescued a Budgie a few months back, very timid and scared,
I rescued a Budgie a few months back, very timid and scared, but would open and close beak and I heard a slight clicking attributes it to stress, now it's still going on and her breathing seems labore… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Veterinarian
Avian Medicine Residency
4,726 satisfied customers
Is it wrong to keep budgies and cockatiels in one cage
Is it wrong to keep budgies and cockatiels in one cage together? Also why do the birds not sing, chirp or tweet. They are totally silent making no musical noises at all. Are they depressedHad 4 birds … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Veterinarian
Avian Medicine Residency
4,726 satisfied customers
Parakeet female approx 2 years old has started making a
Parakeet female approx 2 years old has started making a strange high pitched squeaking noise only when she is eating her seeds. She naps often but otherwise she's fine. Don't know if I should be conce… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Veterinarian
Avian Medicine Residency
4,726 satisfied customers
, my baby budgie (i think female) has had a few problems
Hi, my baby budgie (i think female) has had a few problems lately. When we brang 'her' home she was anxious and very scared, also her tail was bobbing up and down. I was scared for her as my worst tho… read more
Dr. Michael Salkin
Dr. Michael Salkin
Veterinarian
DVM
54,490 satisfied customers
I have two budgies, both female (I think). Today they started
I have two budgie's, both female (I think). Today they started to regurgitate their food then re-eating it. Is something wrong?… read more
Dr. Elaine
Dr. Elaine
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
1,371 satisfied customers
Hi, Mickey, our budgie seems to have a problem. He keeps rubbing
Hi, Mickey, our budgie seems to have a problem. He keeps rubbing his face across the bars of his cage. I've also noticed that his breathing seems to be slightly noisy and he's "tail bobbing". Other th… read more
knstrand
knstrand
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
365 satisfied customers
Budgie: feathers..appetite..breathing..little laboured causing tail
My Budgie is about 17 years old. Over the last three weeks he has started accumulating faeces around his rectum and the abdomen appears slightly swollen and is missing feathers in that area. The appet… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

It was so professional, so personally concerned (as we were) and you answered all of our questions. George and I are so happy that I found "JustAnswer" on my Google search -- you are now in my "Favorites" list! And, yes we do love our kitty - she makes our life complete!

Bev & GeorgeBoca Raton, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dr. Bob

Dr. Bob

Veterinarian

2,854 satisfied customers

35 years in general practice, including avian.

Dr. Bruce

Dr. Bruce

Veterinarian

264 satisfied customers

15 years of experience as a small animal veterinarian

Dr. MD Stafford

Dr. MD Stafford

Veterinarian

233 satisfied customers

20 years in private practice, contract veterinarian Dickerson Park Zoo and attending veterinarian Missouri State University

Fiona Steel

Fiona Steel

Veterinarian

224 satisfied customers

BVMS MRCVS

allpetsdr

allpetsdr

Veterinarian

142 satisfied customers

I have been practicing for 10 years. I work with exotic pets, dogs, cats, small ruminants, camelids and pigs.

Dr Gwen

Dr Gwen

Bird Veterinarian

122 satisfied customers

Over 22 years of experience with pet birds, wildlife, and zoological avian collections.

Dr_Kitty

Dr_Kitty

Bird Veterinarian

122 satisfied customers

Mostly experience with chickens and ducks.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x