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  1. Csolis22

    Severely Hormonal Lovie Strikes Again

    Hi everyone- I’ve posted on her a few times about my lovie who has an issue with hormones, regurgitation and falling in love with all her toys. i have taken her to the vet countless times to see what it could be with absolutely no answers because everything has come back completely healthy and...
  2. Turkey2017

    Do You Guys Order Blood Panels?

    Hello! I have an avian vet that I’ve been going to for years but we’ve only ever done a blood panel once. She doesn’t seem to think they’re really necessary but I think I’d feel better if I could keep track on everyone’s condition over the years so I can have a ballpark of what’s normal and...
  3. flyzipper

    Asking for a friend -- ligament damage

    Does anyone have experience dealing with ligament damage in birds? Background: the store I shop at has a B&G macaw who suffered damage to the joint of one of his legs during an accident. Diagnosis: x-rays show a separation of the knee joint between the femur and tibia (they're clearly no longer...
  4. DesertBird

    Looking for Avian Vet in NY

    I'm looking for a new Avian vet for my budgies, after I had a horrible experience with my last one. Does anyone have any recommendations? I've heard The Village Animal Clinic in Voorheesville is good. Does anyone have experience with them?
  5. Joe Henderson

    Strawberry with black seeds.?

    Yesterday I gave my parrotlets some strawberry he likes the seeds I didn’t notice anything but today the seeds on the strawberry’s are black looking this up it’s some sort of disease on the strawberry.. im not sure if my bird is in danger does anyone have any info
  6. J

    Bird lost his bottom beak

    We don’t know what happened but I’m pretty sure he was at the top of the door and one of the kids closed the door while he was on top. Anyways we are devastated. Took him to the vet and ran us up almost $2000 but we love him so it’s totally worth it. We haven’t seen him back yet but the dr said...
  7. flyzipper

    Vetster -- On-demand online vet appointments

    I happened upon this through local startup news, but with frequent posts from people who don't have direct access to an avian vet, or for a second opinion, it might be useful here... What is veterinary telemedicine? Veterinary telemedicine is the provision of veterinary medicine online, whether...
  8. T

    Female Parrot Vent Swollen

    Hello, My female IRN has been mating for the last couple months with no eggs produced so far. Today I notiched her vent was dirty and swollen. What could this be? Infection or egg binding? Or is it normal for the breading season? Can anyone please recommend an avian vet near Windsor, UK. Thanks
  9. K&W

    Urgent Watery Budgie Poop

    For the past 3 ish days my 3 year old male budgie Mickey's droppings have been watery and oddly shaped. We have had him for 2 years and nothing sudden in his surroundings have changed. I have Seperated him from his 3 year old male budgie friend and put him in a smaller cage right beside...
  10. D

    Vet recommendations.

    Hey, apparently my vet doesnt have the equipment to do blood work on small birds. They usualy deal with larger birds such as geese and chickens. I live on the Big island of Hawaii and need recommendations on a vet or lab that can do blood work for small birds. I really just want the blood work...
  11. A

    Urgent bird standing on one foot

    recently Shenron has been into a bad accident with falling to the floor of his cage and it looked like he was in a state of shock and two of his back nails of his left foot broke off. i took him to the vet right away and they said that he's find and nothing seems broken but he's just in the...
  12. ZoraKarasu


    Hello! Zora was sneezing with mucus on her nose yesterday. I also noticed she was a bit wobbly since a week. I brought her to the vet and they detected she could have aspergillus/chlymadia. They also said she has fungal plaque in her body. She has some metal bits in her body ( which i think...
  13. flyzipper

    The Unusual Pet Vets - 'Gromits irritated sinuses

    I thought this was very interesting -- that a foreign object lodged in the choana was triggering respiratory issues. Hmm, sorry about that title, it was supposed to be, "The Unusual Pet Vets - Gromit's Irritated Sinuses".
  14. JustADingo

    Cockatiel cold symptoms but NO aviary vet??

    hello!! my bub Matcha (pearl pied cockatiel, 2.5 years old, bit of a hefty gal) has come down with some cold symptoms she probably caught from me. (usually after a cold i deep clean my room to make sure theres minimal germs and i also want to make sure that i get back on track asap but i didnt...
  15. flyzipper

    Macaw activity levels and exercise tolerance

    I'm curious about the experience of others with respect to exercise tolerance in their macaw(s). Jericho Oscar Weight 460g (steady) 1030g (increased from 900g over the span of 7 months) Age 14yrs (approx.) 10yrs (approx.) Free flying (indoor) frequent infrequent but increasing...
  16. B

    Urgent Budgie randomly taken turn (sad update post #4)

    Hello! My 2 (ish) year old budgie, Pierogi, has randomly taken a turn for the worse overnight. He is still eating and drinking (less than usual but still doing it) but is very lethargic and fell off his perch earlier. I can’t get to a vet for a few days, I’ve been keeping him warm in a travel...
  17. X

    Sprained finch leg Help needed!!!

    Hello. Saturday evening I noticed my zebra finch had hurt her leg. It’s been hard for her to fly and stand on her perch. Today I took her to the vet and there was no fractures in the x ray. I was given pain killers and antibiotics. They told me she sprained her leg. They did not put a splint...
  18. redrose27

    Urgent Budgie throwing up

    Today (around 10pm) I gave kony (budgie) her medicine for gout which has caused her to throw up before but this time it was violent. She constantly kept going at it throwing up seed and a very very light pink substance which I think is the medicine but it came out almost white and a bit foamy...
  19. E

    Baby Lovebird suddenly limping. No avian vet in town or anywhere near.

    Hello! This morning I let my 2 month old lovebird out of the cage to fly around - once she went back on her cage I noticed how she was standing on one leg and the other holding in in the air as you see in the picture attached. She had previously did this before but it only lasted about a minute...
  20. redrose27

    Parakeet Drinking too much Water?

    My sister (bird named Kony) was recently ill with a yeast infection but recently finished her medication for it so she should be all better now. But I noticed that she is drinking a lot more water than usual when I offer her water. We recently got her a new cage so I’m not sure if it’s because...