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I had my canary for about three months and I brought him a
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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August Abbott, CAS
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Something growing on feet and labored breathing beak
Something growing on feet and labored breathing beak feathered don't look healthy I have a flock at canaries and not all have the growth on the feet but all are puffy and labored breathing and stopped… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Our bird seems to be very sick, he's barely moving, not on
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My female canary is balding around her neck and now
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Male canary doesn't sing. He'll open his beak and it just
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My canary who is normally very active and singing today is
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
veterinarian, practice owner
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My singing male canary was singing regularly then it
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Right leg seems stiff and now he is perched with that leg
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I am not sure there is anything wrong. It is a male canary,
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My canary sits on the floor of the cage a two or three few
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We have a Gloster corona white crested canary who has a red
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I have one parakeet in his cage. He loves the toys and is always
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I am concerned about my canary, whose top bill has grown long,
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