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Our parakeet has pulled his feather near his/ her rectum,
Our parakeet has pulled his feather near his/ her rectum, causing bleeding and when we noticed her bottom area it was really irritated, we soaked his bottom, to remove the crusted blood and feces off,… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,774 satisfied customers
I have a new bird (indian ringneck parakeet). One of its
I have a new bird (indian ringneck parakeet). One of its siblings has tested positive for pbsd … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,774 satisfied customers
My son took our parakeet out of the cage while I was cooking
My son took our parakeet out of the cage while I was cooking she won't fly … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,774 satisfied customers
I got a new laced winged baby parakeet and I noticed that
Hey, I got a new laced winged baby parakeet and I noticed that she breathes heavily when she sleeps and the only time she breathes heavily is while she is asleep. The rest of my birds sleep quietly an… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,774 satisfied customers
My son has a parakeet. He had 2. One recently died. I
My son has a parakeet. He had 2. One recently died. I cleaned out the cage well. The parakeet that is still alive has a twitching tail and is breathing heavily at times. It's still eating and sometime… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,774 satisfied customers
She started having wet dark bowel movements, puking, is
She started having wet dark green bowel movements, puking, is staying fluffed up sleeping almost all day, and is staying on the bottom of her cage. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,774 satisfied customers
My 6 month old parakeet is not doing as well as his cage
My 6 month old parakeet is not doing as well as his cage mate It seems weeks. The first one did not have its wings clipped and this one did. Over the last two weeks I have noticed the bird is clumsier… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,774 satisfied customers
Parakeet is puffed up and seems to be breathing hard. Wings
parakeet is puffed up and seems to be breathing hard. Wings are dropped slightly. Other parakeet seems very concerned and gro0ming it a lot. Sleeping more then usual. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,774 satisfied customers
She is obese. She is a cockatiel. We took her to vet and c
She is obese. She is a cockatiel. We took her to vet and c and changed diet. She has gained weight … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,774 satisfied customers
She is sleeping excessively and her right eye is closed all
She is sleeping excessively and her right eye is closed all the time and won't eat her favorite food. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,774 satisfied customers
My Son has two parakeets and one of them is at the bottom of
Hello, my Son has two parakeets and one of them is at the bottom of the cage and is all fluffed up. He had his head turned up with one wing out and does not perch on any of the perches anymore. We wer… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,774 satisfied customers
Wing is higher and facing forward. Parakeet. Just today, it
just today, it got out of the cage and the dog had it … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,774 satisfied customers
My 2 1/2 year old male parakeet is not his normal active,
Hello! My 2 1/2 year old male parakeet is not his normal active, talkative self. He has no interest in coming out of his cage, and went taken out has difficulty orienting himself flying back (almost a… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,774 satisfied customers
My very active parakeet suddenly stopped and is now sitting
My very active parakeet suddenly stopped and is now sitting on the floor of the cage barely moving. I had given it fresh food and water several hours ago and it seemed fine. Not sure what happened. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,774 satisfied customers
I have a parakeet that has been bullied by another parakeet
I have a parakeet that has been bullied by another parakeet in the same cage. It looks like the parakeet is hurt. Her tail feathers have been snipped or pulled out and she her wings are not up against… read more
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Dr. Dan
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Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
parakeet: Just brought home..one leg..be eating well and playing..toys
Just brought home a blue parakeet and a green parakeet. The blue one has started to overgroom himself and keep putting one leg up. They seem to both be eating well and playing with all their toys. The… read more
Dr. Jaime
Dr. Jaime
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Doctoral Degree
231 satisfied customers
my son has a female parakeet maybe 8 yrs. old . weve noticed
my son has a female parakeet maybe 8 yrs. old . we've noticed a change over the last few days(i don't see them on weekends) she is abnormally quiet, making only very soft sounds (like a very subdued p… read more
Dr. Jo
Dr. Jo
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BA
6,285 satisfied customers
My Cockatiel was sitting one day and then lifted up her wing
My Cockatiel was sitting one day and then lifted up her wing and I saw some skin. She is plucking her herself under her wing, but not anywhere else. I don't know what to do and she seems to be happy. … read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
Veterinarian and practice owner
Doctoral Degree
8,877 satisfied customers
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