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I just bought 2 parakeets and I noticed one seems to breathe
I just bought 2 parakeets and I noticed one seems to breathe harder then the other. Also his tail slightly moved when he breaths. Should I be concerned? Could it just be anxiety from the move … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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My Parakeet has been bobbing its tail up-and-down and has
My Parakeet has been bobbing its tail up-and-down and has started throwing up tonight … read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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My parakeet was making a funny noise like he was coughing.
My parakeet was making a funny noise like he was coughing. He is five years old. … read more
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Tail is bobbing up and down. Also breathing heavily plus
Tail is bobbing up and down. Also breathing heavily plus making breathing noise. … read more
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I bought a parrotlet 1 week ago today he wasn't doing much
I bought a parrotlet 1 week ago today he wasn't doing much just coming out for food and water he was very lethargic then tonight died in my hands he was only 10 weeks old what could have caused this x… read more
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DrNickiDVM
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Parakeet- Tail bobbing, feathers fluffed, not singing. One
Parakeet- Tail bobbing, feathers fluffed, not singing … read more
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DrNickiDVM
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My young parakeet suddenly started making a squawking noise
my young parakeet suddenly started making a squawking noise with every breath. He is also bobbing his tail which I know means breathing problems … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,591 satisfied customers
Respiratory problems. Parakeet. Roughly two months, but
Roughly two months, but (excluding today) the past few days have been especially hard. Clicking, evident wheeze, open mouth & long neck when difficult to breathe, tail bob, occasional loud squeaking as if to force something out. Also loose stools. … read more
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Diarrhea, lethargic.,can't eat favorite seeds, am afraid he
Diarrhea, lethargic.,can't eat favorite seeds, am afraid he has a string caught inside some where. I removed the sting that they both love. He is now in a separate cage and not talking or earing. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
3,591 satisfied customers
I came home and found one of my two cockatiels with blood
I came home and found one of my two cockatiels with blood around his beak and nose and breathing fast. I cleaned him up as much as he'd let me, but his breathing is better but his tail is bobbing. The… read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
Avian Medicine Residency
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I just got a new parakeet, and I'm worried she is sick. When
I just got a new parakeet, and I'm worried she is sick. When I first brought her home, she had runny droppings which I attributed to stress, but now she whistles when she breathes fast. Because she is… read more
Dr. Dan
Dr. Dan
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Our parakeet, Sunny, has recently quit vocalizing (within the
Our parakeet, Sunny, has recently quit vocalizing (within the last 3-4 weeks). She's not molting, otherwise acts normal, playing with her toys, eating well, drinking, and her poop looks normal. Severa… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My parakeet was prescribed tribrissen for a high white cell
My parakeet was prescribed tribrissen for a high white cell count, and what was perceived as a foot problem (holding foot up). I have been giving him tribrissen for 7 days. While the foot seems better… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
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i bought a sussex hen with a seabright chick 2 weeks ago at
i bought a sussex hen with a seabright chick 2 weeks ago at auction they looked very healthy untill thursday morning the chick was all splay legged not very strong i have bought it into the house kept… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
Veterinarian
Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
I have a new parakeet (Ducky). A beautiful white with turquoise
I have a new parakeet (Ducky). A beautiful white with turquoise coloring. He is still very young and his beek is not turning full color yet. His tail is turning pink which is making me think he is a s… read more
Dr. Bob
Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
My budgie seems to have hurt his foot, he has difficulty landing
My budgie seems to have hurt his foot, he has difficulty landing on it and holds it out. Could one if his toes be broken, and will it heal itself? He is still feeding and preening himself. He is about… read more
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Dr. Bob
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Doctoral Degree
2,854 satisfied customers
parakeet: 18 month old..month old male..yr old..sweet
I have an 18 month old male parakeet . He has his own cage & then I have a 5 yr old white faced cockatiel in a separate cage. He is very sweet & has filled out to 37 grams. He talks & jabbers & plays … read more
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Dr. Jaime
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Doctoral Degree
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parakeet: he eats..think he drinks..noticed him panting the tail bobs
i bought my parakeet 2 weeks ago i noticed he wanted to sleep alot and sit in the top perch. now that i have been taking him out and getting to know him he still want to sleep but does play with iteam… read more
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