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Canary is puffed up every day, but is still active, and
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We have 2 finches. For the last week or so they have been
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I. I've had my canary for a couple of months. I'm new to
I've had my canary for a couple of months. I'm new to bird ownership but have read a lot about proper diet, etc. He has seemed very healthy and happy. He has started molting. I worry that he may have a respiratory infection because he is puffed up a lot and seems to be breathing rapidly, though maybe I'm imagining it. Are these things normal with molting? … read more
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Male canary sitting at bottom of cage puffed up. It's tail
Male canary sitting at bottom of cage puffed up. It's tail slightly bobbing … read more
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Harry canary is puffed up he is shaking he is staying mostly on the floor of his cage with his head down. He doesn't seem to be breathing too fast. He is having trouble sitting on his perch and hasn't… read more
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My canary who is normally very active and singing today is
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I found my canary sitting at the bottom of his cage this
I found my canary sitting at the bottom of his cage this morning... I put some food and water at the bottom and he was eating and drinking.. He has risen to a perch now but lifting his left lef … read more
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My canary has crusted eyes, doesn't get on perches but is eating
My canary has crusted eyes, doesn't get on perches but is eating and drinking. he stays puffed and does not chirp for 2 weeks now.… read more
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my blue gloucester canary who is about 9-10 years old had a
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Ive had two parakeets for 12 days. Yesterday, when I came
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Sun Conure: My 15 year..15 year old..more than usual..her perch puffed
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I have a hand raised canary. He frequently has free flight
I have a hand raised canary. He frequently has free flight of my house. He just went through a heavy early molt. He eats normally, droppings appear normal, but he is sitting low on hhis limb and has s… read more
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canary: lost alot..feather on his neck now he is completely puffed
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We have a 6 year old male canary with one leg. Yesterday evening,
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Ive had a male canary for 1 week. The past 2 days There are
I've had a male canary for 1 week. The past 2 days There are many feathers in the cage. Enough to notice their absence on his body shape. I keep canary food, fresh water, and offer veggies or fruit da… read more
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canary: puffed up..given a treatment at the vets office for mites
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Our Carnay has blood dropping (3 or 4) on the bottom of the
Our Carnay has blood dropping (3 or 4) on the bottom of the cage. His tail feathers are bloody.… read more
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Dr. Dan
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Hello, My Canary looks OK, but he has stopped singing cept
Hello, My Canary looks OK, but he has stopped singing 'cept for peeps & an occasional chirp. He's sitting on the floor of the cage in the daytime & sitting on his perches at nite. He is eating, hasn't… read more
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