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He is staying on the cage floor and his head has gotten
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Our parakeet's tweet has changed. His tweet has changed.
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I have a sick bird, Parakeet, for more than a week, first week she had diarrhea, and stopped eating...on the third day, I started feeding with a syringe and after a few days she seemed to get better, … read more
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My parakeet was prescibed bayril and myostatin twice daily.
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I have a parakeet that is approximately 10 years old. She is
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He's been fluffed most the day, not his usual self.
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My bird is sleeping a lot not as cheerful as usual also
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My My parakeets one of them hangs upside down but like he's
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My 4 mo old parakeet just started to molt it's been 3 days
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I have a parakeet and she has raspy breathing and either a
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She was fine last night. Typically a wild one as she is not
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My budgies tail is bobbing when it's breathing. For about a
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I have a parakeet who's been lying down a lot - we have a
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Approx. 9 yr old parakeet unable to grasp perch with his
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I just got a new bird and he's been leaning forward all day.
Hi I just got a new bird and he's been leaning forward all day … read more
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He won't open his eyes. Sometimes he will, but he's mainly
He won't open his eyes. Sometimes he will, but he's mainly sitting by his food (which he normally does anyways) with his eyes closed. … read more
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