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Our parakeet is very slow and sleepy. He is not active and
Our parakeet is very slow and sleepy. He is not active and not eating or drinking. … read more
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Our parakeet is around 4 month old. My son is concerned he
Our parakeet is around 4 month old. My son is concerned he started multing and going to the bottom of his cage. He is also opening is beak when he takes breaths. And he is not coming to us … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My bird won't do anything but eat. Parakeet. We've had him
We've had him for about a week. He eats seeds. He runs around and plays when out of the cage but inside he just stays at his food dish. The cage is big with lots of toys. He has a companion we added to the cage yesterday. They get along and snuggle a lot. But I just read if the bird is esting or at the dish most of the time then he could be ill. … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Tired weak not eating or drinking. Parakeet. About 2 days
Tired weak not eating or drinking JA: I'll do all I can to help. What type of bird are we talking about? Customer: Parakeet JA: When did you first notice this decrease in the parakeet's appetite? Cust… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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New parakeet has started sitting at the bottom of the cage,
New parakeet has started sitting at the bottom of the cage, looks puffed up and doesn't really move around anymore. It'll occasionally chirp here and there but it's not as active as when we first brou… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My parakeet has been making an almost constant squeaking
My parakeet has been making an almost constant squeaking noise the last couple of days. She remains very active and her eating habits have not changed. How do I know if she is ill or just being more t… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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My parakeets beak is a dark and he's been sleeping a lot. I
my parakeets beak is a dark green and he's been sleeping a lot … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Parakeet looks like blood on his feathers and a raised area
Parakeet looks like blood on his feathers and a raised area underneath. … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I bought a parakeet from petsmart about a week or so ago. I
Hi I bought a parakeet from petsmart about a week or so ago. I noticed today that it was on the corner of its cage and it doesn't seem well he seems very weak … read more
Jeanne Smith, DVM
Jeanne Smith, DVM
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4,264 satisfied customers
Our bird is sick for about a week. Puffy, tail bobbing, less
Hi. Our bird is sick for about a week. Puffy, tail bobbing, less active … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Low energy, sleeping a lot, seems week, sitting on the floor
Low energy, sleeping a lot, seems week, sitting on the floor of the cage, not all the time but a fair bit … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I've had a mated pair of cockatiels for several years. Just
I've had a mated pair of cockatiels for several years. Just this morning, the female was euthanized due to some fast-growing tumors, leaving my male alone in the cage. So far, he's acted fine -- eatin… read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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Lethargic, on bottom of cage, seems unbalanced, weird chirp,
Lethargic, on bottom of cage, seems unbalanced, weird chirp, wants cage mate to feed him … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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It looks like my parakeet got sick. Do not know what to do
do not know what to do with him in order to help him right now … read more
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Jeanne Smith, DVM
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I have a parakeet which was given to me last July from a
I have a parakeet which was given to me last July from a friend, she had it for five years and it was an adult when she got it. Macy has been acting odd, she is puffed up, keeps drawing up her legs, a… read more
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Dr. Michael Salkin
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I am interested in getting a parakeet. I am a school teacher,
I am interested in getting a parakeet. I am a school teacher, and I was wondering if I could transport my parakeet to and from work everyday, or would that be too stressful for it?… read more
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Dr. Bruce
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parakeet: his cage not on his normal perch..under a blanket..chirping
I have a small parakeet and this morning, he was all "puffed" up and sitting in the bottom of his cage not on his normal perch. We have taken it out of the cage and he is under a blanket on my husband… read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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cockatiel: tonight..bottom of the cage..He looks pretty thin too.
My cockatiel is sick. He has been pretty tired lately, and tonight i found him on the bottom of the cage. He looks pretty thin too. i had a parakeet die about a week ago. He too showed signs of being … read more
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Dr. Pat
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Doctoral Degree
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