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August Abbott, CAS, Certified Avian Specialist
Category: Bird
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Experience:  Cert. Avian Specialist; Int. Assoc.Animal Behavior Consult; Pet Ind. Joint Advisory Council; author
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My parakeet appears to be having seizures. What should I do?

Customer Question

my parakeet appears to be having seizures. What should I do?
JA: Seizures always look scary. Let's get you talking to the veterinarian.
Customer: the bird has been squawking almost continually and falling over to one side and twitching its head and leg
JA: Have there been any changes in appearance or diet?
Customer: no
JA: Is there anything else you think the vet should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Bird
Expert:  Anna replied 10 months ago.

Hello and welcome. My name is ***** ***** I'm a biologist with a special interest in avian health. I'm sorry to hear your parakeet is having seizures. Some additional information will be useful.

How old is the bird?

Are the seizures still continuing now?

Thank you.